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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February 22, 2013

Two Indonesian men now arbitrarily detained in Jayapura, Papua province, are believed to have been tortured or otherwise ill-treated by police.

February 20, 2013

There are increased concerns for the well-being of prominent Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq after the state denied holding him.

February 12, 2013

Samer Issawi has been held by Israeli authorities since July 7. 2012. He has been on hunger strike since August in protest of the authorities’ refusal to explain the reasons for his detention.

February 8, 2013

Mohammed Osman Moussa has been detained incommunicado for nearly two months He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.