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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July 11, 2014

Rasoul Holoumi is at risk of execution for allegedly causing fatal injuries to a boy in a fight when he was 17. His death sentence could be carried out at any time.

July 8, 2014

Bhekithemba Makhubu, editor of Swaziland’s The Nation news magazine and Thulani Maseko, a human rights lawyer, were convicted on two charges of contempt of court for exercising freedom of expressio...

July 8, 2014

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair has been sentenced to 15 years in
prison followed by a 15-year travel ban. He is a prisoner of conscience.

July 7, 2014

Honduran journalist and human rights defender Dina Meza has faced increasing harassment and intimidation. This harassment has also extended to a close family member. Their safety is at risk.