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 3, 2014

Eight youth activists from the Azerbaijani civic movement NIDA were sentenced to between six and eight years’ imprisonment on 6 May. The decision of the appeals court is expected on 11 July.

July 3, 2014

Isabel, a sex worker in the city of Niterói, was assaulted and threatened after she publicly denounced the rape and extortion of sex workers by police during illegal raids and evictions on 23 May....

June 27, 2014

The sentencing of three prisoners of conscience originally scheduled for 1 July has been postponed with no further information. They are prisoners of conscience.

June 27, 2014

No further attacks have been reported in Mamelodi, Pretoria since 12 June. However hundreds of refugees and asylum-seekers remain displaced and concern remains for their welfare.