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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July 21, 2014

A migrant of Afro-descendant origin has been in prison in Mexico since 2009. He was tortured to falsely implicate himself. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience.

July 10, 2014

Two threatening telephone calls were made to staff members of a human rights organization
in Oaxaca State, south-western Mexico.

June 23, 2014

A leader of a community-based organization was arrested on 17 June and reportedly beaten and threatened while in custody. He has been denied access to his lawyer and is at risk of ill-treatment....

June 17, 2014

Human rights defender Jorge Arzave Orihuela has received a further threatening phone call at his home in Lomas de San Francisco Tepojaco, Mexico State. He and his family are in danger.