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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November 14, 2014

He faces charges of “weakening national sentiment” and “weakening the morale of the nation”. He is currently being held at ‘Adra prison.

November 14, 2014

Mahmoud Hussien has been held in detention without trial for 293 days. He was subjected to torture and coerced into making a “confession”. He is a prisoner of conscience.

November 14, 2014

Egyptian human rights organizations face an imminent crackdown, with human rights defenders at high risk of arrest and prosecution. If this crackdown goes ahead, it will shut down Egypt's 30-year o...

November 11, 2014

They have been sentenced to between 5 and 8 years in prison over tweets deemed offensive to the Ministry of Justice. If imprisoned Amnesty International will consider them prisoners of conscience....