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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December 1, 2014

Vietnamese Prisoner of Conscience, Tran Huynh Duy Thuc was sentenced to 16 years in prison solely for peacefully exercising his right to expression. He had blogged about political and economic issu...

November 25, 2014

Liu Ping has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for publicly calling on the Chinese government to step up the fight against corruption. She is a Prisoner of Conscience.

November 21, 2014

Following the conviction of her rapist, the Afghan authorities have committed to ensuring her protection. The 10-year-old girl is receiving medical and psychological attention.

November 20, 2014

He is a human rights defender. If convicted he could be sentenced to up to two years’ imprisonment and a heavy fine. If imprisoned, he would be considered a prisoner of conscience.