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 19, 2015

Women’s rights defender Mahdieh Golrou has been detained without charge for over two months in Tehran’s Evin Prison for peacefully protesting a series of acid attacks against young women in Esfahan...

January 16, 2015

Two men forced their way into the home of Blanca Nubia Díaz, demanding to see one of her daughters. Both women have faced threats as they campaign for justice in a case of sexual violence.

January 14, 2015

Saleh al-Mulla was released on bail on 11 January. He was charged for tweets deemed insulting to the Amir of Kuwait and the visiting President of Egypt. His next court hearing is due on 15 February...

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...