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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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.

August 18, 2014

Since protests broke out in Syria in February 2011, thousands of suspected opponents of the government have been arbitrarily arrested and detained; many appear to have been subjected to enforced di...

August 14, 2014

A court in Cairo is due to try 494 people for their role in violence during protests in August 2013. Those on trial include Ibrahim Halawa, an Egyptian-Irish national who is a prisoner of conscienc...

August 12, 2014

Intigam Aliev, a prominent Azerbaijani human rights defender, has been placed on three months’ pre-trial detention on trumped up charges. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscienc...