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 20, 2013

A British man of the Ahmadi sect has been imprisoned in Pakistan for reciting a passage from the Qu’ran, a prohibited act for Ahmadis under the country’s blasphemy laws.

December 18, 2013

The Spanish Council of Ministers will decide on the extradition request regarding Aleksandr Pavlov. Credible evidence indicates that Aleksandr Pavlov would risk torture if returned to Kazakhstan....

December 16, 2013

Veteran activist Zhang Lin faces a possible five year prison sentence. He was detained for peacefully defending his daughter’s right to education. Zhang Lin has several health problems.

December 13, 2013

Brothers Khosro and Masoud Kordpour, both journalists from Iran’s Kurdish minority, were sentenced to prison terms of six years and three-and-a-half years after unfair trials.