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 10, 2013

A former judge is being held incommunicado and is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. He was arrested following a lecture he gave on Shari’a law. He is a prisoner of conscience.

January 8, 2013

A Syrian man, Youssef al-Ammar, his nephews Suhaib al-Ammar and Iqbal al-Ammar and another relative, Bilal Koushan, were arrested on 24 November at their flat in Damascus. They are believed to be...

January 7, 2013
Bahrain: Child Held Without Charge In Adult Prison (UA 363/12)
December 18, 2012

Businessman Wu Wai Sing, a 54-year-old US national of Hong Kong residency, was reportedly tortured to make him confess. He has reportedly told his lawyers that he is "losing hope" and cannot stand...