Interfaith Delegation Visits NYC Rikers Island Jail Complex

Co-sponsored by NRCAT and T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, clergy visited solitary confinement units and met with Commissioner Joseph Ponte to discuss the urgent need for change. Learn more about this interfaith work >>

Briefing and Congressional Hearing on Solitary Confinement

Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. and others spoke at a briefing before the 2014 Congressional hearing on solitary confinement. Read more >>

CIA Torture Report to be Made Public Soon

Write a letter to the editor to your local newspaper now saying that torture is wrong and demand that Congress pass legislation now to ensure that the U.S. never again uses torture to interrogate people. Read more >>

Luncheon with Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah

Our Executive Director, Rev. Ron Stief, moderates a discussion following Shaykh Abdallah’s address. Learn more >>

Close Guantanamo

Join other people of faith in our efforts to close this symbol of torture. Read more >>

No Doubt, It Was Torture

Watch and share five short videos from NRCAT. Read more >>

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Ask the President

With a bi-partisan 11-3 vote on April 3, 2014, the Senate Intelligence Committee agreed to release critical portions of its report on CIA torture.  With this vote, our nation takes a significant step to shine a light on torture and restore human dignity. Yet our work is far from over.  ...Take Action


Close Guantanamo

During the State of the Union address this year, President Obama issued a stirring call for this "to be the year Congress lifts the remaining restrictions on detainee transfers and we close the prison at Guantanamo Bay." We agree with President Obama that this should be the year we close ...Take Action

End Prolonged Solitary Confinement

Psychologists say prolonged solitary confinement can drive prisoners insane. But tens of thousands of U.S. prisoners are currently held in isolation. Sign your name to the statement calling for an end to this practice.

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