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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October 23, 2014

95 refugees from Syria who had been unlawfully detained in Turkey since 5 October have been released. They must be given access to medical care and an investigation must be carried out into their u...

October 20, 2014

Women and girls are dying because of poor health service delivery related to inadequate clinics and ambulances and stigma over HIV and teen pregnancy in rural South Africa.

October 10, 2014

A 10-year old girl in Afghanistan is at risk of an “honor” killing because she was raped by a local mullah. Dr. Hassina Sarwari, the women’s rights defender assisting her, also faces death threats....

October 8, 2014

Hong Kong police have failed in their duty to protect peaceful protesters. Government authorities must ensure the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly for all. Incidents of violenc...