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 6, 2013

The son and mother of a Shanghai petitioner, Shen Yong, are under tight surveillance and at risk of torture and ill-treatment after Shen Yong was allegedly beaten to death by police in China.

September 20, 2013

Venezuelan police have threatened to kill another member of the Barrios family, who receive protection as 10 of them have been murdered since 1998 in circumstances suggesting police involvement....

September 20, 2013

Colombian soldiers and paramilitaries have threatened members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó and other civilians in the area, including a peasant farmer subjected to enforced disapp...

September 20, 2013

A 37-year-old pregnant woman, Nadia ‘Ali Yousef Saleh, has been detained without charge or trial in Bahrain since 30 May and was reportedly beaten upon her arrest. She is now eight months pregnant....