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 18, 2014

Community leader U Sein Than has received four further sentences for participating in a series of peaceful protests. He now faces two years’ imprisonment.

September 17, 2014

Human rights lawyer Anum Siregar was attacked by an unknown person in Wamena, Papua province. She is currently defending a tribal leader who is a prisoner of conscience.

September 17, 2014

On 15 September a Cairo criminal court released on bail three activists. They are standing retrial alongside 22 other defendants for defying Egypt’s repressive protest law.

September 17, 2014

Human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 21 others standing trial for breaching Egypt’s repressive protest law, remain detained as their trial is adjourned to 11 October....