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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May 19, 2014

Prominent human rights defender and lawyer Rashid Rehman was shot dead in his office in Multan, Pakistan on 7 May. One of his associate advocates and a client were also shot and seriously injured....

May 15, 2014

A group of municipal police have arrested beaten and threatened members of the Coyotepec community in Mexico state. There is a fear for their safety.

May 12, 2014

The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment was in retaliation for speaking out against violence against children.

May 12, 2014

Human rights lawyer Dr Mohammed al-Roken, a prisoner of conscience, is now being held in solitary confinement incommunicado. He may be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.