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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June 17, 2014

An appeal by eight Bolotnaya protesters will be heard by Moscow City Court on 19 June. All of them are victims of a politically motivated trial. All seven behind bars shall be released.

May 30, 2014

There are grave concerns for two abducted asylum seekers, as it is feared that they have been forcibly returned to Uzbekistan and are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

May 28, 2014

Journalist Serhiy Shapoval was released on 18 May and has returned to his family. At least three hostages remain: theater producer Pavlo Yurov, his colleague Denis Grishchuk and student Igor Oprya....

May 14, 2014

Mogilev Regional Court has confirmed that another death-row prisoner has been executed in Belarus. At least two men remain on death row at imminent risk of execution.