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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September 13, 2013

Five human rights defenders have been formally arrested on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order” in Jiangsu province, China. At least four of them say they have been tortured to...

September 13, 2013

Luis Rafael Escobar Ugas, a Venezuelan human rights activist, has been in detention since March for participating in a protest. He has been tortured and threatened and has not received necessary me...

September 13, 2013

Three Honduran indigenous leaders face unfounded charges in relation to their actions as human rights defenders. If they are imprisoned, Amnesty International will consider them prisoners of consci...

September 13, 2013

Sudanese Christian woman and NGO worker Salwa Fahmi Suleiman Gireis, who was arrested by the National Security Service in February 2013, was released from prison on 2 April 2013.