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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May 20, 2014

Political activist Obaid Yousef al-Zaabi has been detained in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 23 June, despite being acquitted that day by the Federal Supreme Court.

May 15, 2014

On May 14, security forces in Caracas detained at least 100 people involved in ongoing anti-government demonstrations.

May 12, 2014

The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment was in retaliation for speaking out against violence against children.

May 8, 2014

Five activists arrested for taking part in a peaceful protest have been sentenced to between 15-30 days in jail for an administrative offense. One activist was reportedly tortured in custody.