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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January 9, 2015

Jadia Nofal and Omar al-Sha’ar were released on bail on 17 December.

January 8, 2015

Human rights defenders Brito Fernando, Phillip Dissanayake and Prasanga Fernando have received death threats against themselves and their families.

January 7, 2015

Egypt’s highest appeals court has overturned the conviction of 3 Al Jazeera journalists, all prisoners of conscience. They will now be retried before a lower court but will remain in detention....

January 7, 2015

Two men were sentenced to death on 29 December in Bahrain. Amnesty International fears they did not receive a fair trial as the main evidence used against them was allegedly obtained under torture....