Torture is a Crime

The release of a Senate’s report summary on CIA torture once again makes crystal clear that the US government used torture. Demand accountability!

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November 18, 2013

Sixty families from two rural communities in the state of Maranhão, northeast Brazil, were left homeless and landless after being forcibly evicted by Maranhão police.

November 14, 2013

The Constitutional Court ruling which deprives thousands of individuals of foreign descent of their Dominican nationality is being implemented.

November 12, 2013

Social activist Adela Gómez Martínez has been released from prison after 64 days in detention. Her partner and fellow activist, Noé Hernández Caballero, remains in custody.

November 12, 2013

Union member, Oscar López Triviño, was killed a day after paramilitaries sent a death threat to members of the union to which he belongs. Other members of the union are at risk.