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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September 18, 2012

Bassel Khartabil has been detained since his arrest in March. He is thought to have been referred to a Military Field Court, which does not allow the rights to defense or to appeals to verdicts and...

August 24, 2012

Female student Zilal Ibrahim al-Salhani was arrested at her home on 28 July. Apart from one phone call that day, she has been held without contact with the outside world. She is at risk of torture....

June 14, 2012

Syrian sports teacher Obaida Behaa’ al-Rakkadh has been missing since 26 February and may have been subjected to an enforced disappearance.

May 24, 2012

Amjad Kassem has not been seen since 21 May. He was last heard from at around 2pm that day when he called his mother to tell her he was being taken by members of the security forces.