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August 24, 2015

On 30 July, an unelected all-male village council in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, northern India, ordered that a Dalit woman and her teenage sister be raped and paraded naked. The sisters and their fami...

August 13, 2015

Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif Yunus have been sentenced to eight-and-a-half and seven years in prison, respectively, on 13 August. Arif Yunus’s health has deter...

August 12, 2015

An Israeli military court has postponed Khalida Jarrar’s trial again, because the prosecution had failed to produce witnesses for the third time. The judge rejected a request to have her released o...

August 6, 2015

Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi, imprisoned since 5 May, was taken to hospital on 1 August suffering from partial paralysis. She is being denied the specialized treatment she needs,...