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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June 17, 2014

Human rights defender Jorge Arzave Orihuela has received a further threatening phone call at his home in Lomas de San Francisco Tepojaco, Mexico State. He and his family are in danger.

June 16, 2014

An employee of a company claiming ownership of La Europa farm, in Northern Colombia, shot at Andrés Narvaéz Reyes, a leader of the peasant farmers living on the farm.

June 16, 2014

Zeynab Jalalian, a member of Iranian’s Kurdish minority, currently serving a life sentence in Kermanshah Prison, western Iran, is at risk of losing her eyesight and is in urgent need of medical car...

June 13, 2014

Several members of KOFAVIV, a Haitian women’s rights organization in Port-au-Prince, the
capital, have been repeatedly threatened and harassed. Their safety remains at risk.