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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July 4, 2013

Mahdi ‘Issa Mahdi Abu Deeb the former president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA) had his request for temporary release rejected by the Court of Cassation on 1 July. He is a prisoner of co...

May 18, 2013

Prisoner of Conscience Nabeel Rajab, head of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, was convicted of libel and sentenced to 3 months in prison for his June 2nd tweet addressing the Prime Minister....

January 17, 2013

Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on bail on 17 January. He was arrested on 17 December at a protest, and charged with “spreading false news with the intention of causing damage to state securit...

December 12, 2012

The conviction against Nabeel Rajab was upheld on 11 December. However, his three year prison sentence was reduced to two years.