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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November 20, 2014

She was released on 19 November after more than a month in detention for ripping up a picture of the King in court. The verdict in this case is expected on 4 December.

November 20, 2014

At least 4 men, a 17-year-old boy, and 9 women have been arrested. They could face a life sentence. Amnesty International considers them to be prisoners of conscience.

November 19, 2014

The Dominican Parliament adopted a comprehensive reform of the Criminal Code which maintains full criminalization of abortion. If enacted, it would violate the rights of women and girls.

November 6, 2014

Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was detained on 28 October following her first interrogation session. Amnesty International believes she is a prisoner of conscience.