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 18, 2014

Women’s rights activist Su Changlan has been formally arrested and charged with ‘inciting subversion’.It is now known where she is being held, but she still has no access to her lawyer or family....

December 16, 2014

Salaheddin al-Tabbaa, who does voluntary work for the Red Crescent, has been subjected to enforced disappearance by the Syrian authorities. He was arrested, on 5 September 2014. He is at risk of to...

December 11, 2014

Farouk Abu Issa and Dr Amin Maki Medani were arrested by agents of the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services. They have been held incommunicado since then, without charge.

December 11, 2014

Ahmad Mshaima’ has been sentenced to one year in prison for publicly insulting the King of Bahrain. He is also being tried in another case, charged with illegal gathering.