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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August 11, 2014

Thousands of Afghan civilians have been killed or injured by US forces since the 2001 US-led military invasion, but victims and their families have little chance of justice. Evidence of possible...

July 23, 2014

The anonymous detainee’s lawyers have been sent a copy of an order to open a criminal case against prison staff. More appeals will help to ensure the authorities pursue this complaint.

July 3, 2014

Military police in São Paulo attempted to block a public assembly gathered to discuss and protest against police abuses. Several protesters, including lawyers, were arbitrary arrested and assaulted...

July 3, 2014

Isabel, a sex worker in the city of Niterói, was assaulted and threatened after she publicly denounced the rape and extortion of sex workers by police during illegal raids and evictions on 23 May....