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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December 15, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova was placed under pre-trial detention on 5 December on a politically motivated charge. The authorities also suspended the license of Khadija Ismayilova’s lawyer on 10 December....

December 15, 2014

Jaikhlong Brahma was released on bail on 2 December, after being detained without charge or trial for three months. Amnesty International’s campaign for him was highlighted in media reports in Indi...

December 5, 2014

Two North Koreans who were forcibly returned are reported to have been executed. Seven others arrested with them are believed to have been sent to a prison camp, where they would be at risk of tort...

December 4, 2014

Adivasi villagers fear further repercussions by the authorities after allegations by 25 people that they were beaten by police while protesting the arrests of other villagers on 26 November.