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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September 13, 2013

Cuban activist Iván Fernández Depestre was arrested on 30 July during a peaceful march, and has been on hunger strike since. He was sentenced on 2 August to three years imprisonment on politically...

September 9, 2013

Bangladeshi opposition activist Anwarul Islam Masum, who is understood to have been taken from his home in Rajshahi by police officers on April 4, has been released.

September 9, 2013

Abdumavlon Abdurakhmonov, Tajikistani national, has now been in pre-trial detention in Uzbekistan without access to a lawyer or his family for over five months.

September 6, 2013

Bahraini boy Ali Hatem Ali Salman, 14, was arrested on Aug. 26 and reportedly tortured and otherwise ill-treated during interrogation to “confess” to rioting.