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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October 7, 2014

Six men, including five convicted in a rape case, face execution in Afghanistan after an unfair trial. The men are due to be executed on 8 October.

October 3, 2014

Saeed Shirzad has been detained in Tehran’s Evin Prison for four months, without access to his lawyer. He is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for his peaceful human rights activism.

September 30, 2014

Six Chin farmers who were ill-treated – some tortured – by Myanmar Army soldiers are at risk of further human rights violations after speaking out publicly about their ordeal.

September 29, 2014

After an unfair trial he was convicted of attempted murder and possession of explosives. He is still on trial in separate cases.