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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October 3, 2014

The bylaw would criminalize, among other things, same-sex sexual relations and consensual sex outside marriage, punishable by caning.

October 3, 2014

Blasphemy prisoner Mohammad Asghar has been shot and wounded by a prison guard in Pakistan. He is recovering in a hospital, but his lawyers fear he is still in danger of being killed.

September 30, 2014

Six Chin farmers who were ill-treated – some tortured – by Myanmar Army soldiers are at risk of further human rights violations after speaking out publicly about their ordeal.

September 25, 2014

Student activist Ali Abdul Jalil was beaten up by prison officers in Malaysia and is facing charges under the country’s draconian Sedition Act. He is a prisoner of conscience, at risk of further to...