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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May 30, 2014

There are grave concerns for two abducted asylum seekers, as it is feared that they have been forcibly returned to Uzbekistan and are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

May 28, 2014

Journalist Serhiy Shapoval was released on 18 May and has returned to his family. At least three hostages remain: theater producer Pavlo Yurov, his colleague Denis Grishchuk and student Igor Oprya....

May 28, 2014

Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi was sentenced to death after an unfair trial in 2011. His confession was obtained under torture, but still used as evidence against him. He could be executed at any time...

May 27, 2014

Michael Zack, a 45-year-old man on death row in Florida who has exhausted his ordinary court
appeals, is seeking executive commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment.