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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October 2, 2012

Israel Arzate Meléndez is under house arrest in Ciudad Juarez. He was accused of involvement in murder based on a confession made under torture. State authorities cannot guarantee his safety.

September 11, 2012

On 7 September, communal landowners and striking miners peacefully protesting outside a mine in Mexico are at risk of being violently evicted by the army and police.

June 22, 2012

Two members of a community organization that opposes mining operations in the southern state of Oaxaca were shot and wounded on 16 June. They and other members of the organization are at risk of fu...

May 23, 2012

Human rights defender and lawyer, Vidulfo Rosales Sierra, from Guerrero State, Mexico received an anonymous death threat on 4 May. His life and those of his colleagues are at risk.