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
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
Activist beaten and at risk of torture (FU 322/13)

In the evening of 28 November Alaa Abdel Fattah, was taken from his home and arrested in connection to the peaceful protest.

September 13, 2013

Two Canadian nationals have been detained by Egypt’s Public Prosecution on charges relating to violent protests in the capital, Cairo, on 16 August.