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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December 2, 2014

Osama al-Najjar was sentenced on 25 November to three years’ imprisonment, on charges stemming from his Twitter activities defending his father. He is a prisoner of conscience.

December 2, 2014

A teenager has been disappeared after reportedly being tied up and taken by military police officers during a police operation in the city of Salvador. His mother has been receiving threats.

December 2, 2014

Florida’s Governor has signed a death warrant in the case of Shane Kormondy. This would be the 21st execution under Rick Scott’s governorship, equaling the record for any Florida governor since 197...

December 2, 2014

A Sudanese political activist has been detained without charge in Khartoum, since 23 September after being arrested by security forces. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.