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 13, 2013

Five human rights defenders have been formally arrested on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order” in Jiangsu province, China. At least four of them say they have been tortured to...

September 13, 2013

Two Canadian nationals have been detained by Egypt’s Public Prosecution on charges relating to violent protests in the capital, Cairo, on 16 August.

September 13, 2013

Luis Rafael Escobar Ugas, a Venezuelan human rights activist, has been in detention since March for participating in a protest. He has been tortured and threatened and has not received necessary me...

September 13, 2013

Journalist and human rights activist Prashant Rahi was arrested on 1 September 2013 on suspicion of having links with a banned organization. He is being held in police custody in Aheri, Maharashtra...