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 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....

August 11, 2014

At least nine people were killed after repeated Military Police operations in the community of Acari, in Rio de Janeiro, in a period of 20 days after the World Cup ended.

August 4, 2014

Throughout Israel’s military operation in the Gaza Strip, which began on 8 July, ambulances and medical facilities across the Gaza Strip have been attacked.

August 4, 2014

Members of GADES, an organization of women human rights defenders in Haiti, have received threats following the recent sentencing of a police officer for the rape of an underage boy.