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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March 25, 2013

Writer Jean Laokolé, a humanitarian worker, was arrested on 22 March by the security services in the Chadian capital, N’Djamena. His whereabouts are unknown.

March 20, 2013

Four members of the NIDA youth movement were arrested for being involved in organizing a peaceful protest, which was violently dispersed by the authorities

March 19, 2013

Four Xinca indigenous leaders were kidnapped after participating in a public meeting. One was killed; the other three
survived the attack.

March 15, 2013

There are fears for three Syrian opposition activists held in conditions amounting to enforced
disappearance for nearly six months after being arrested in Damascus.