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

Cuban activist Iván Fernández Depestre was arrested on 30 July during a peaceful march, and has been on hunger strike since. He was sentenced on 2 August to three years imprisonment on politically...

September 13, 2013

Some 1,000 Palestinians living in the south of the occupied West Bank, nearly half of them children, are still facing forced eviction by the Israeli army; the Israeli High Court of Justice did not...

September 13, 2013
For over four decades, multinational oil companies have cut richly biodiverse Amazon forests in search of petroleum resources. Texaco (later acquired by Chevron) was responsible for dumping 19 billion...
September 9, 2013

Two North Koreans who fled the country have been forcibly returned to North Korea, where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention, torture and possible death.