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!

Take Action Now

July 19, 2013

Xu Zhiyong, a legal scholar and activist, has been detained on suspicion of “gathering a crowd to disturb social order”. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

July 19, 2013

A family of five are at risk of forcible return to North Korea after being arrested by Chinese authorities. If returned to North Korea they are at serious risk of torture and other ill-treatment, f...

July 18, 2013

Conscientious objector Onur Erden was detained after he was forcibly returned to Turkey from Cyprus where his asylum application was turned down. He is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment....

July 18, 2013
Amnesty International urges the U.S. government to ensure that the human rights of Afghan women and girls are not traded away or compromised.