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 26, 2014

Arbitrary detentions and sweeping restrictions continue throughout Thailand following the imposition of martial law on 20 May. Authorities are initiating prosecutions of civilians in military court...

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.