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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August 2, 2013

Mohammad Sudayf and Hussain Hubail have reportedly been tortured or ill-treated. Mohammad Sudayf’s lawyer was arrested for tweets saying that he had seen torture marks on his client and revealing t...

August 2, 2013

A 15-year-old boy, Hussain al-Hawaj, was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by a Bahraini court on 9 June for participation in a protest, arson and rioting. He is held in Jaw prison for adults....

July 29, 2013

Hassan Mshaima’, one of the 13 jailed prominent Bahraini opposition activists, told his family that he has been denied urgent medical treatment. He is a prisoner of conscience.

July 4, 2013

Bahraini lawyer, Mahdi al-Basri, had his one-year prison sentence upheld by the High Criminal Court of Appeal on 3 July, for allegedly insulting the King of Bahrain in messages posted on Twitter. H...