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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November 6, 2014

Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was detained on 28 October following her first interrogation session. Amnesty International believes she is a prisoner of conscience.

October 24, 2014

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi, sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2010, has had her appeal rejected by the Lahore High Court of Appeal.

October 23, 2014

95 refugees from Syria who had been unlawfully detained in Turkey since 5 October have been released. They must be given access to medical care and an investigation must be carried out into their u...

October 20, 2014

Women and girls are dying because of poor health service delivery related to inadequate clinics and ambulances and stigma over HIV and teen pregnancy in rural South Africa.