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 6, 2013

The Egyptian authorities deported 41 Syrians and Palestinians from Syria to Turkey and Lebanon. The group had sought refuge after fleeing the armed conflict in Syria.

September 6, 2013

Bahraini boy Ali Hatem Ali Salman, 14, was arrested on Aug. 26 and reportedly tortured and otherwise ill-treated during interrogation to “confess” to rioting.

August 28, 2013

Belarusian prisoner of conscience Zmitser Dashkevich was released from prison this morning after serving his full sentence. He said he feels good and is ready to continue his political activities....

August 28, 2013

A Maldives High Court has quashed the sentence of 100 lashes and house arrest imposed on a 15-year-old girl for the “offense” of extra-marital sex. This follows a campaign by Amnesty International,...