The Human Rights Committee of the Law Society joined over 100 other organisations from around the world to demand accountability for CIA torture.

At the 29th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva (June 15 - July 3, 2015) over 100 organisations from around the world delivered a statement calling for accountability for the CIA torture program and reparations to its victims.

Last December, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released the summary, findings and conclusions of its four-year investigation into the Detention and Interrogation Program operated by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Since then, the international human rights community has reiterated the call for full transparency about and accountability for this unlawful program, in which systematic human rights violations, including the crimes under international law of torture and enforced disappearance were committed.

Please find the statement attached.