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 29, 2014

The prosecutor is next due to interrogate him on 2 October. Mahmoud Abu Zied is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for his journalistic work.

September 29, 2014

After an unfair trial he was convicted of attempted murder and possession of explosives. He is still on trial in separate cases.

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 26, 2014

Peaceful activist Gebrail Moushe Kourie is to be tried by the Anti-Terrorism Court, which does not abide by international fair trial standards. There are concerns that he may have been tortured....