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A woman gang-raped by eight men who accused her of adultery is now at risk of being caned for this “offense” in Indonesia’s Aceh province.
There are fears for the safety of Kalu Chaudhari and Hikmat Chaudhary after they filed an official complaint against Kanchanpur District police personnel, who had tortured them in late April.
The trial of two Bahraini women protesters resumed on 25 March. They told the court they had been tortured but allegations have been ignored.
Golos Association and other Russian NGOs have received fines for refusing to register as “foreign agents”. Many other NGOs risk closure. Their leaders may face possible criminal prosecution.