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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July 18, 2014

Eight Chin human rights defenders in Myanmar are facing imprisonment for peacefully protesting against impunity for sexual violence in Chin State.

July 18, 2014

Chechen detainee Timur Tangiyev attempted suicide on 15 July to demand justice and complain at ill-treatment.

July 18, 2014

Ahmad Mas’ad al-Ma’dawi, and Egyptian national, was arrested at Abu Dhabi’s International Airport as he was leaving the UAE on 13 January. His whereabouts are unknown.

July 17, 2014

Dr. Sa'eed Mothaher Habib al-Samahiji was arrested on 1 July to serve a one-year sentence for “insulting the King of Bahrain”. He is a prisoner of conscience.