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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August 26, 2014

Indigenous human rights defender Silvia Pérez Yescas has received a series of threats due to her work on Indigenous rights. Mexican authorities have failed to provide adequate protection measures....

August 26, 2014

Interrogators at Tehran’s Evin Prison threatened Mohammad Ali Taheri with death. He has been held in solitary confinement for three years, imprisoned for his spiritual beliefs and practices.

August 22, 2014

Five media workers in Myanmar are facing imprisonment over the publication of a news story. They are prisoners of conscience, detained for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression...

August 22, 2014

Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, deputy leader of Sudan’s National Umma Party (NUP), was arrested on 11 August at Khartoum Airport. She is currently detained without charge in an unknown location.