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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June 27, 2014

No further attacks have been reported in Mamelodi, Pretoria since 12 June. However hundreds of refugees and asylum-seekers remain displaced and concern remains for their welfare.

June 24, 2014

Human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar’s safety is at risk following death threats. No action has been taken by the authorities to ensure her safety and that of her organization.

June 3, 2014

Nine men, most of whom are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), face
being sent from Angola to the DRC where they could be tortured or sentenced to death.

June 2, 2014

27-year-old Meriam Yehya Ibrahim was eight months pregnant when she appeared before a court in May on charges of 'apostasy' and 'adultery'. When she refused to renounce her Christian faith, the jud...