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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July 23, 2014

The anonymous detainee’s lawyers have been sent a copy of an order to open a criminal case against prison staff. More appeals will help to ensure the authorities pursue this complaint.

July 18, 2014

Chechen detainee Timur Tangiyev attempted suicide on 15 July to demand justice and complain at ill-treatment.

July 8, 2014

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair has been sentenced to 15 years in
prison followed by a 15-year travel ban. He is a prisoner of conscience.

July 3, 2014

Eight youth activists from the Azerbaijani civic movement NIDA were sentenced to between six and eight years’ imprisonment on 6 May. The decision of the appeals court is expected on 11 July.