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 24, 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced 183 people to death on 21 June, after a grossly unfair trial.

June 4, 2014

A prominent Saudi Arabian Shi’a cleric has been sentenced to eight years in prison and banned from delivering religious sermons, for criticizing discrimination against Shi’a in Saudi Arabia.

May 28, 2014

Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi was sentenced to death after an unfair trial in 2011. His confession was obtained under torture, but still used as evidence against him. He could be executed at any time...

May 21, 2014

The execution of Ali Chebieshat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi, both members of Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority, has been scheduled for 22 May. Both are believed to have been tortured or otherwise ill-treate...