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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December 6, 2013

Three Egyptian activists are facing trial for taking part in a protest on 30 November 2013. The charges against them may arise solely from their opposition activism.

December 2, 2013

A member of the Islamic Renaissance Party in Tajikistan, has been arbitrarily detained . He is at risk of torture and ill-treatment.

December 2, 2013
Beaten and arrested under new protest law (UA 322/13)

On 26 November, at least 24 are prisoners of conscience were detained solely for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of assembly.

December 2, 2013

Abdolreza Ghanbari and two others had their death sentences overturned. However, Mohsen and Ahmad Daneshpour Moghadam, are still at risk.