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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May 8, 2013

Two women activists, both members of a human rights organization in Oaxaca State, southern
Mexico, are being threatened and harassed.

March 27, 2013

Chinese prisoner of conscience Zhu Chengzhi returned home on 20 March but continues to be held under “residential surveillance”.

March 25, 2013

Writer Jean Laokolé, a humanitarian worker, was arrested on 22 March by the security services in the Chadian capital, N’Djamena. His whereabouts are unknown.

March 12, 2013

Human rights defender and trade unionist Carlos Hernández was shot dead on 8 March in Chiquimula department, eastern Guatemala.