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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November 7, 2013

A victim of torture could be at risk of reprisals after being released from arbitrary detention. State authorities refuse to acknowledge his innocence and the torturers remain at large.

November 7, 2013

Psychiatrist Igor Postnov who was forcibly detained and treated in a psychiatric hospital following his outspoken criticism of the health care system in Belarus, has been allowed to go home.

November 7, 2013

Prisoner of conscience ‘Abdelwahab Hussain needs urgent access to specialized medical treatment for his deteriorating health condition.

November 6, 2013

The son and mother of a Shanghai petitioner, Shen Yong, are under tight surveillance and at risk of torture and ill-treatment after Shen Yong was allegedly beaten to death by police in China.