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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August 26, 2014

Indigenous human rights defender Silvia Pérez Yescas has received a series of threats due to her work on Indigenous rights. Mexican authorities have failed to provide adequate protection measures....

August 26, 2014

Interrogators at Tehran’s Evin Prison threatened Mohammad Ali Taheri with death. He has been held in solitary confinement for three years, imprisoned for his spiritual beliefs and practices.

August 21, 2014

Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.