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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October 14, 2014

A Syrian couple and their six children, now aged three to 15, have been subjected to enforced disappearance by the Syrian authorities. They were arrested in March 2013.

October 13, 2014

He was sentenced on 28 April 2014 on charges that included “using social media networks to incite hatred of the regime”, “calling on people to ignore the law” and “calling for illegal demonstration...

October 10, 2014

A 10-year old girl in Afghanistan is at risk of an “honor” killing because she was raped by a local mullah. Dr. Hassina Sarwari, the women’s rights defender assisting her, also faces death threats....

October 10, 2014

Officials from the UAE detained two Qatari men on 27 June at the al-Ghuwaifat border post on the UAE’s western border with Saudi Arabia. The UAE has subjected them to enforced disappearance.