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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October 11, 2012

A gunman threatened to kill Alfamir Castillo and her lawyers, days before a court hearing into the extrajudicial execution of her son and one other man.

October 4, 2012

On October 3, at least 40 migrants in Veracruz were kidnapped from a train, allegedly by a criminal gang. In Tabasco, migrants are at serious risk as a result of migrant control operations.

October 4, 2012

Three lawyers in Haiti are reporting an increase of threats and intimidation in recent months; they believe they may be targeted for their activism and criticisms against the Haitian government....

October 2, 2012

Israel Arzate Meléndez is under house arrest in Ciudad Juarez. He was accused of involvement in murder based on a confession made under torture. State authorities cannot guarantee his safety.