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 1, 2014

A court of appeals upheld Raif Badawi’s sentence of 10 years & 1,000 lashes. His conviction stems from the creation of the Saudi Arabian Liberals website and the accusation that he “insulted Is...

July 8, 2014

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair has been sentenced to 15 years in
prison followed by a 15-year travel ban. He is a prisoner of conscience.

June 4, 2014

A prominent Saudi Arabian Shi’a cleric has been sentenced to eight years in prison and banned from delivering religious sermons, for criticizing discrimination against Shi’a in Saudi Arabia.

April 29, 2014

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Abdulrahman al-Hamid has been detained incommunicado since his arrest on 17 April. He may be a prisoner of conscience.