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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November 20, 2014

Ms. Balendran Jeyakumary, a prominent Sri Lankan human rights activist, has been detained since March 13, 2014 under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), which allows detention without charge or...

November 19, 2014

Mirsobir Khamidkariev was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment on extremism charges following an unfair trial. There are credible allegations that he was tortured in detention.

November 14, 2014

Mohammad Kamaruzzaman is at imminent risk of being executed, even though he has not exhausted all legal remedies available to him and has declared that he intends to appeal for a review of his case...

November 14, 2014

Seven women housing rights defenders have been sentenced to a year in jail after a street protest. Three more women and a Buddhist monk were also sentenced to one year’s imprisonment after protesti...