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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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.

June 3, 2014

Nine men, most of whom are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), face
being sent from Angola to the DRC where they could be tortured or sentenced to death.

June 2, 2014

Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi, a prisoner of conscience, has gone on hunger strike in protest at his transfer from Evin Prison in Tegran to Raja'i Shahr Prison in Karaj.

May 30, 2014

There are grave concerns for two abducted asylum seekers, as it is feared that they have been forcibly returned to Uzbekistan and are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.