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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December 4, 2013

Canadian-Iranian national Hamid Ghassemi-Shall, who had been sentenced to death in Iran in 2008, was released on 23 September after spending over five years in prison.

December 2, 2013

Abdolreza Ghanbari and two others had their death sentences overturned. However, Mohsen and Ahmad Daneshpour Moghadam, are still at risk.

November 15, 2013

Five Iraqi men, who were were sentenced to death in 2009, were transferred to a prison in Baghdad known to carry out executions. They are at imminent risk of execution.

November 14, 2013

A Palestinian man born in Iraq had his application for a retrial rejected. He was sentenced to death in May 2011 under the Anti-Terrorism Law. He is at imminent risk of execution.