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 26, 2014

Arbitrary detentions and sweeping restrictions continue throughout Thailand following the imposition of martial law on 20 May. Authorities are initiating prosecutions of civilians in military court...

May 23, 2014

On 20 May armed men attempted to kill the land restitution leader Enrique Cabezas in the Curvaradó River Basin, Colombia. Rafael Truaquero, another land claimant, and his family were also threatene...

May 22, 2014

Two men and a boy who were detained on 15 April and allegedly tortured by police in Mumbai say they are facing intimidation and threats.

May 21, 2014

The execution of Ali Chebieshat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi, both members of Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority, has been scheduled for 22 May. Both are believed to have been tortured or otherwise ill-treate...