August 6, 2014

No Excuse for Sexual Violence

In Algeria and Tunisia, the law allows a rapist to walk free if he marries his young victim. Help repeal these harmful laws!

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September 12, 2014

The Gambian President is currently reviewing an amendment to the Criminal Code which will further discriminate against Gambians merely on the basis of their real or perceived sexual orientation....

August 22, 2014

Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, deputy leader of Sudan’s National Umma Party (NUP), was arrested on 11 August at Khartoum Airport. She is currently detained without charge in an unknown location.

August 19, 2014

Seven bloggers from the Zone 9 collective and three independent journalists are on trial charged with terrorism offenses and ‘Outrages against the Constitution’ in Ethiopia.

August 18, 2014

Ibrahim El Sheikh, a leading member of the political opposition in Sudan, has been in detention since 8 June. His health is deteriorating and he is at risk of receiving the death penalty.