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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October 21, 2014

Sulaiman al-Jassem was arrested on 20 October after being sentenced to one month’s imprisonment on charges of “participating in an illegal gathering” and “failing to obey police orders to disperse”...

October 15, 2014

Zainab Al-Khawaja was arrested after she tore up a picture of the King in court where she was appearing on two separate charges of “destroying government property”. She is a prisoner of conscience....

October 15, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova fears arrest after being harassed by the authorities and prevented from leaving the country. She has long been targeted by the authorities for her critical reporting.

October 10, 2014

A 10-year old girl in Afghanistan is at risk of an “honor” killing because she was raped by a local mullah. Dr. Hassina Sarwari, the women’s rights defender assisting her, also faces death threats....