June 1, 2015

American Torture Story

Majid Khan was tortured, including being subjected to forced rectal feeding, by US officials. Don't let them bury the truth!

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June 5, 2015

This American Torture Story must never be repeated. The Senate must act now to prevent a return to torture in the name of national security.

June 4, 2015

The private communications of two human rights defenders may be being monitored by the Venezuelan authorities. This appears to be an attempt to restrict their ability to freely carry out their legi...

June 2, 2015

The widower of a human rights defender killed in 2010 has received information concerning plans to take his life. The threats follow a series of intimidating acts directed at him and others that ar...

May 27, 2015

Four people, including one police officer, have been killed and hundreds injured during protests against a planned copper mining project in southern Peru. The authorities imposed a state of emergen...