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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February 24, 2014

Iranian engineer Rouhollah Tavana is at risk of execution, as the Supreme Court upheld his death sentence this month. He was sentenced to death in 2013 for charges including “insulting the Prophet”...

February 24, 2014

A transgender sex worker was killed in San Pedro Sula, Honduras on 7 January. Nine similar killings have occurred in the city since December. Investigations into these attacks are imperative.

February 21, 2014

Iranian graduate student Hamid Babaei, serving a six-year sentence for “acting against national security by communicating with hostile governments.” His wife is also at risk of arrest.

February 21, 2014

Despite an injunction by the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC), around 74 Roma families living in a settlement in Halandri, Athens, Greece are at risk of imminent forced eviction.