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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January 21, 2015

Film director Ines Ben Othman, sentenced to two months’ imprisonment on 7 January, was released on 16 January.

January 21, 2015

An eight-year prison sentence of prominent Saudi Arabian Shi’a cleric has been upheld upon appeal. Sheikh Tawfiq al-‘Amr is jailed for criticizing discrimination against Shi’a in Saudi Arabia and c...

January 20, 2015

Robert Ladd is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 29 January. He was sentenced to death in 1997. The claim that he has an intellectual disability that would render his execution unconstitutional...

January 20, 2015

Environmental activists, community leaders and brothers, Víctor Hugo and Darwin Javier Ramírez Piedra, have been charged with rebellion despite a lack of evidence against them.