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 13, 2013

The daughter of Ingrid Vergara, a prominent Colombian human rights defender, received a
text message telling her that her mother had been killed.

May 10, 2013

Journalist Rovshen Yazmuhamedov, was detained in Turkmenistan by local police. He may have been targeted because of his work, putting him in grave risk of torture.

May 10, 2013

Antônio Isídio Pereira da Silva of Brazil has received a series of death threats. He is the target of loggers and land-grabbers use violence to intimidate him.

May 8, 2013

Two women activists, both members of a human rights organization in Oaxaca State, southern
Mexico, are being threatened and harassed.