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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August 18, 2014

Ibrahim El Sheikh, a leading member of the political opposition in Sudan, has been in detention since 8 June. His health is deteriorating and he is at risk of receiving the death penalty.

August 18, 2014

Civil society leader Sombath Somphone, 62, has not been seen or heard from since 15 December 2012. Please call for the Lao authorities to immediately ensure all steps are taken to locate and return...

August 12, 2014

Intigam Aliev, a prominent Azerbaijani human rights defender, has been placed on three months’ pre-trial detention on trumped up charges. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscienc...

August 11, 2014

On 8 August two Papuan students were detained for their peaceful political activism in Indonesia’s West Papua province. They are believed to have been tortured or otherwise ill-treated by police....