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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November 19, 2012

Syrian health professional Mohamed Raed al-Tawil has been held in incommunicado detention since his arrest in Damascus on 8 November. He is believed to have been tortured while in detention.

November 8, 2012

A Bahraini man had his six-month prison sentence upheld on appeal. Three others are serving four-month prison sentences, all for insulting the King of Bahrain in messages posted on Twitter. They a...

November 5, 2012

Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was arrested on 2 November 2012 for participating in an “illegal gathering” and “taking part in an unauthorized march”.

October 31, 2012

The daughter of Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi’s military intelligence chief was arrested in Tripoli on 6 October 2012. She has been held incommunicado since about 20 October.