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 11, 2013

Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi was sentenced to death in December 2011 after an unfair trial. His “confession”, allegedly obtained under torture, was admitted as evidence against him.

June 7, 2013

Opposition activist Ahmed Douma has been sentenced to six months in prison for “insulting the President". He is in prison, despite being granted bail pending his appeal.

June 3, 2013

Since 29 May, over 2,000 people have been injured across Turkey after police used water
cannon and tear gas against demonstrators.

May 22, 2013
Call on authorities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to immediately release Walid Yunis Ahmad.