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 22, 2013

A 13-year-old Bahraini boy, Salman Mahdi Salman, was arrested on August 21. He is held in a juvenile detention center but is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

August 13, 2013

Bahraini banker, activist and prisoner of conscience Mohammad Sanad al-Makina was arrested on 9 August. He faces charges including “inciting hatred against the regime”.

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....