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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August 28, 2013

Journalist Eric Topona, Secretary General of the Union of Chadian Journalists (UJT), was released on 19 August, after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence for defamation from the N’Djam...

August 28, 2013

Belarusian prisoner of conscience Zmitser Dashkevich was released from prison this morning after serving his full sentence. He said he feels good and is ready to continue his political activities....

August 8, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened scores of trade unionists, many of whom are in labor negotiations, as well as human rights defenders and other organizations in Colombia.

August 7, 2013

Paramilitaries are planning to kill members of a Colombian human rights NGO and community leaders from the Curvaradó and Jiguamiandó River Basin. One attack has failed, but others are being prepare...