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 13, 2013

The daughter of Ingrid Vergara, a prominent Colombian human rights defender, received a
text message telling her that her mother had been killed.

May 10, 2013

Antônio Isídio Pereira da Silva of Brazil has received a series of death threats. He is the target of loggers and land-grabbers use violence to intimidate him.

May 8, 2013

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

May 8, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened to kill six members of the Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission, a NGO operating in Colombia.