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 13, 2014

Activists Ahmed Maher and Mohamed Adel, and blogger Ahmed Douma, are facing three years in prison for breaking Egypt’s repressive new protest law.

December 16, 2013

Veteran activist Zhang Lin faces a possible five year prison sentence. He was detained for peacefully defending his daughter’s right to education. Zhang Lin has several health problems.

December 13, 2013

Brothers Khosro and Masoud Kordpour, both journalists from Iran’s Kurdish minority, were sentenced to prison terms of six years and three-and-a-half years after unfair trials.

December 6, 2013

Police officers closed the offices of Fundación Pachamama, an Ecuadorian NGO working on Indigenous Peoples and environmental rights.