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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September 11, 2014

Four Asháninka Indigenous leaders from the Peruvian Amazon have been killed by suspected illegal loggers. It is likely that it was in retaliation to the leaders’ activism against illegal logging....

September 11, 2014

At least 80 human rights defenders received death threats by email on or just prior to Colombia’s Human Rights Day on 9 September. Paramilitaries declared them a military target.

September 10, 2014

Egyptian human rights organizations have been warned they face closure and criminal prosecution if they fail to register under the Law on Associations.

September 5, 2014

Opposition activists Anwar Ismail & Khaled al-Junaidi disappeared within days of one another. They may be at imminent risk of torture and other ill-treatment at the hands of security forces....