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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January 14, 2015

Severed dogs' heads were left in front of the homes of two Sri Lankan human rights defenders; they and a colleague also received death threats. Ask the authorities to protect them and their familie...

January 13, 2015

Saudi Arabian human rights defender and lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair has had his sentence upheld upon appeal and will be serving the full 15 years in prison. He is a prisoner of conscience.

January 13, 2015

Dr Amer al-Shawa is being held in an unknown location with no access to his family or a lawyer of his choosing in conditions amounting to enforced disappearance.

January 12, 2015

After almost a year since the abduction of the 300 girls in Chibok and human rights violations by Nigerian forces, it is time for the government to be held accountable for the continuing lack of sa...