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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September 4, 2014

Earl Ringo is due to be executed in Missouri on September 10 for two murders committed in 1998. His lawyers are calling on the governor to initiate an inquiry into the role of race in his case.

September 3, 2014

Activist Liu Ping was sentenced to six and a half years for organizing a demonstration. She is being denied the medical treatment she needs in detention; there are serious concerns for her health....

September 2, 2014

Prominent campesino leader Margarita Murillo was shot dead on August 27. She worked to defend the rights and living standards of peasant farmworkers for more than 40 years. Now others may be at ris...

September 1, 2014

A court of appeals upheld Raif Badawi’s sentence of 10 years & 1,000 lashes. His conviction stems from the creation of the Saudi Arabian Liberals website and the accusation that he “insulted Is...