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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September 30, 2014

Human rights defender Kyaw Hla Aung is now detained in Sittwe prison in Rakhine State. He is a prisoner of conscience.

September 26, 2014

Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus was beaten in the Kurdakhany detention facility by the administration staff on 23 September. Conditions in her cell remain dire.

September 23, 2014

Independent Azerbaijani journalist and human rights defender, Ilgar Nasibov, who was brutally attacked on 21 August, is himself accused of assault.

September 19, 2014

Maryam Al-Khawaja was released on bail on 18 September. Her trial before the High Criminal Court has been scheduled for 1 October on a charge of “assaulting police officers”.