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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July 9, 2014

The influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S. border is a humanitarian crisis. Fleeing terrible conditions, they face risky journeys and harsh conditions of detention with limited protection in...

July 8, 2014

Bhekithemba Makhubu, editor of Swaziland’s The Nation news magazine and Thulani Maseko, a human rights lawyer, were convicted on two charges of contempt of court for exercising freedom of expressio...

July 7, 2014

Honduran journalist and human rights defender Dina Meza has faced increasing harassment and intimidation. This harassment has also extended to a close family member. Their safety is at risk.

July 4, 2014

Andargachew Tsige, a political activist in exile, appears to have been arrested in transit in Yemen on 24 June and forcibly returned to Ethiopia. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment....