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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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October 25, 2013

Prisoner of conscience Anas Barghouti was released on bail, and is facing trial before a military court and if convicted could be imprisoned for up to 18 months.

October 23, 2013

Qatar’s highest court has upheld the conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a poet and prisoner of conscience whose poetry was deemed offensive to the state and its ruler.

October 17, 2013

Fa’eq ‘Ali Asa’d, who has not been seen since 7 October, suffers from kidney problems and it is not clear whether he has access to medical attention.

October 11, 2013

The Hamas administration executed Hani Abu Alian on 2 October in Gaza City, despite serious concerns about the fairness of his trial. Another man known only as “A.Z.G.” could be executed at any ti...