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 10, 2014

Jailed Al Jazeera media workers’ appeal before Egypt’s highest court is scheduled for 1 January 2015. All three men are prisoners of conscience, convicted on trumped-up charges.

December 9, 2014

Jason Rezaian has spent six months in solitary confinement. He has had no access to a lawyer, but was brought to court for the first time on 6 December. He is a prisoner of conscience.

December 5, 2014

They have been moved to separate cells and are believed to be at risk of imminent execution. Indonesia’s new government has said publicly that it plans to carry out the five executions this year an...

December 5, 2014

Two North Koreans who were forcibly returned are reported to have been executed. Seven others arrested with them are believed to have been sent to a prison camp, where they would be at risk of tort...