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

Two government critics are serving prison sentences in Cuba on politically motivated charges, following summary trials. Amnesty International considers them prisoners of conscience.

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....

August 1, 2013

Asylum-seekers arriving to Australia by boat are currently being flown, or are at imminent risk of being flown, to Papua New Guinea, purportedly to assess their asylum claims and, if found to be re...