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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June 17, 2014

Human rights defender Jorge Arzave Orihuela has received a further threatening phone call at his home in Lomas de San Francisco Tepojaco, Mexico State. He and his family are in danger.

June 13, 2014

Several members of KOFAVIV, a Haitian women’s rights organization in Port-au-Prince, the
capital, have been repeatedly threatened and harassed. Their safety remains at risk.

June 12, 2014

At least 10 prisoners of conscience are being ill-treated in al-Razeen Prison in UAE with conditions of the prison worsening. Amnesty International fears their mental and physical health is at risk...

June 11, 2014

Prominent human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been in detention since 6 May. His assistant and niece, Qu Zhenhong, has also been detained. Four other detained activists were released on bail 5 June...