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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April 30, 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced 37 people to death and 491 others to life in prison after a grossly unfair trial, in breach of international standards and Egyptian law.

April 30, 2014

A prominent human rights activist has been missing in Thailand since 17 April 2014. It is feared that Pholachi Rakchongcharoen has been subjected to enforced disappearance.

April 29, 2014

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Abdulrahman al-Hamid has been detained incommunicado since his arrest on 17 April. He may be a prisoner of conscience.

April 25, 2014

Olbana Lelisa and Bekele Gerba are being denied medical treatment. The two men, political opposition leaders and prisoners of conscience, are reported to be ill in Kaliti prison, Ethiopia.