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

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 27, 2014

Egyptian human rights organizations have been warned they face closure and criminal prosecution if they fail to register under the Law on Associations.

August 22, 2014

Five media workers in Myanmar are facing imprisonment over the publication of a news story. They are prisoners of conscience, detained for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression...

August 22, 2014

Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, deputy leader of Sudan’s National Umma Party (NUP), was arrested on 11 August at Khartoum Airport. She is currently detained without charge in an unknown location.