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 5, 2014

Two North Koreans who were forcibly returned are reported to have been executed. Seven others arrested with them are believed to have been sent to a prison camp, where they would be at risk of tort...

December 4, 2014

A federal court issued a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Scott Panetti a few hours before he was scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection on 3 December.

December 4, 2014

Adivasi villagers fear further repercussions by the authorities after allegations by 25 people that they were beaten by police while protesting the arrests of other villagers on 26 November.

December 2, 2014

Osama al-Najjar was sentenced on 25 November to three years’ imprisonment, on charges stemming from his Twitter activities defending his father. He is a prisoner of conscience.