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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March 15, 2013

There are fears for three Syrian opposition activists held in conditions amounting to enforced
disappearance for nearly six months after being arrested in Damascus.

March 12, 2013

Four Syrian men identified in televised “confessions” have been held incommunicado for 10 weeks. Two have reported being tortured.

March 7, 2013

The Omani Supreme Court has upheld sentences against eight activists. All 16 activists appear to be held solely for peacefully exercising their rights.

March 6, 2013

Abdiaziz Abdnur Ibrahim, who had been found guilty on 5 February of "insulting a national institution", had his sentence upheld on 3 March.