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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June 13, 2013

Dr. Cu Huy Ha Vu has been on hunger strike since 27 May in protest at his treatment in prison. He is serving a seven-year sentence for “conducting propaganda” against the state. His health is at ri...

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....

May 10, 2013

Journalist Rovshen Yazmuhamedov, was detained in Turkmenistan by local police. He may have been targeted because of his work, putting him in grave risk of torture.

May 8, 2013

The Secretary General of the (UJT) Eric Topona was arrested on May 6th and sent to Am Sinene prison where detention conditions can be life-threatening.