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 16, 2014

Photojournalist Ahmad Fardan was charged with “participating in a public gathering.” He has been released on bail, but alleges that he was tortured by security forces.

January 14, 2014

Tajeldin Ahmed Arja has been detained incommunicado since 24 December 2013. He was arrested by the presidential security guards after openly criticizing both the Chadian and Sudanese presidents. He...

January 14, 2014

Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad was released on bail on 9 January, but is still facing trial on charges that relate solely to his exercise of his right to freedom of expression.

January 13, 2014

Banned student activist Maryam Shafi’ Pour has been detained for over five months on charges apparently related to her peaceful political activism.