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 7, 2015

Egypt’s highest appeals court has overturned the conviction of 3 Al Jazeera journalists, all prisoners of conscience. They will now be retried before a lower court but will remain in detention....

January 6, 2015

The protesters had participated in a peaceful demonstration against the shooting to death of a protester the week before. The four have been detained solely for the lawful exercise of their right t...

December 19, 2014

Sait Matty Jaw is facing trial on 23 December, along with researchers Seth Yaw Kandeh and Olufemi Erinle Titus over work done for a survey. They face up to two years’ imprisonment if convicted.

December 19, 2014

Ukraine’s Security Services have now told Amnesty International that the authorities have no record of Sergei Dolgov’s detention. This implies that he has been subjected to enforced disappearance....