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

Krishna Prasad Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev have disappeared in Qatar while researching the conditions of migrant workers. They may be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

September 3, 2014

Activist Liu Ping was sentenced to six and a half years for organizing a demonstration. She is being denied the medical treatment she needs in detention; there are serious concerns for her health....

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...