The leading human rights charity, Amnesty International, recently launched a new campaigning website Stop Torture.org. To mark this event, and to offer our support, we carried a headline entry is on this emotive subject, Torture.
If you would like to show your support for Amnesty and its aims, please sign our petition below.
We, the undersigned, support the aims of Amnesty International and the freedoms enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We call for the freeing of all prisoners of conscience; the right to fair and prompt trials for political prisoners; the abolition of the death penalty, torture and other cruel treatment of prisoners; and the end of political killings and human rights abuses.
A copy of this petition will be forwarded to Amnesty International.
Please leave your name in the relevant conversation. If you wish to discuss the petition there is a conversation for doing so or you can comment on h2g2's article on Torture.