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 19, 2014

Burundian human rights defender arrested and detained on charges relating to state security.

May 16, 2014

Activist and academic Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba suffers from post-polio paralysis, a cardiac condition and hypertension. He is being denied medicine in pre-trial detention.

May 16, 2014

Four men held without charge in Oman are unable to contact their families and have been denied access to lawyers. They are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

May 15, 2014

On May 14, security forces in Caracas detained at least 100 people involved in ongoing anti-government demonstrations.