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 21, 2014

Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.

August 18, 2014

Three community activists in Mexico were threatened by members of a movement with close ties to the ruling political party. They were sharing information criticizing the municipal government.

August 18, 2014

As a Human Rights Council member, the US endorsed the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. It is imperative for the US to develop a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights....

August 16, 2014

It started on August 9, 2014 when unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot dead by a police officer in Ferguson, MO. The community took to the streets...