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 16, 2013

Syrian artist Youssef Abdelke and his friend Adnan al-Dibs have been detained incommunicado since their arrest by Syrian security forces in Tartus on 18 July.

August 14, 2013

Three people, two of them children, were detained by Mexican marines in late July and have not been seen since. The military authorities have denied arresting them.

August 7, 2013

The Egyptian prosecution has detained four of Mohamed Morsi’s aides while investigating the Dec. 2012 protests. Five other members of Morsi's team remain arbitrarily detained.

August 5, 2013

Activist Sultan al-Saadi is being held in an undisclosed location in Oman. He has been denied access to his lawyer, and is at risk of ill-treatment and prolonged arbitrary detention. He may be a pr...