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El Salvador’s Attorney General filed an appeal to the judge’s ruling that set María Teresa Rivera free.
Across the world the number of women and girls raped in conflict is staggering. Rape is frequently used as a form of torture and as a weapon of war, and often results in unwanted pregnancy.
A lawyer sentenced to eight and a half years’ imprisonment for alleged extortion and damage to property after a possibly unfair trial is in urgent need of specialized medical care.
Iranian painter and prisoner of conscience Atena Farghadani remains in prison pending the outcome of her appeal against a 12 years and nine months prison sentence. The authorities have now confirme...