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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March 20, 2014
President Obama: Bring a female Secret Service driver with you to Saudi Arabia, where women are banned from driving. Stand up for human rights in your meetings with King Abdullah.
March 19, 2014

Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer Maryam Haid was arrested on 13 January in Damascus. She was later shown “confessing” on a program on a pro-government TV channel.

March 17, 2014

Yemen’s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of security guard Ahmed Omar al-Abbadi al-Markashi and returned his case to the Court of Appeal.

March 7, 2014

Jailed for eight years, Saudi Arabian human rights defender has had his conviction and prison sentence overturned by the Court of Appeal, but is still behind bars.