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 11, 2014

Four Asháninka Indigenous leaders from the Peruvian Amazon have been killed by suspected illegal loggers. It is likely that it was in retaliation to the leaders’ activism against illegal logging....

September 4, 2014

Earl Ringo is due to be executed in Missouri on September 10 for two murders committed in 1998. His lawyers are calling on the governor to initiate an inquiry into the role of race in his case.

September 2, 2014

Prominent campesino leader Margarita Murillo was shot dead on August 27. She worked to defend the rights and living standards of peasant farmworkers for more than 40 years. Now others may be at ris...

August 21, 2014

Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.