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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January 30, 2014

Over 2,000 Indigenous and peasant women living in poverty who were allegedly subjected to forced sterilization have been denied justice after the Public Prosecutor’s office closed their cases.

January 27, 2014

Human rights defenders in the city of Barrancabermeja, in the Magdalena Medio region in north-eastern Colombia, have received death threats.

January 24, 2014

Iraqi’s president has ratified hundreds of death sentences. Two men, ‘Abdullah al-Qahtani & Safa Ahmad ‘Abul’aziz ‘Abdullah, could be executed any day for confessing to crimes after alleged tor...

January 20, 2014

Raif Badawi, a prisoner of conscience who recently had his conviction and sentence overturned, may face a new trial for charges related to “apostasy,” an “offense punishable by death.