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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October 2, 2012

Opposition youth activist Zaur Gurbanli was detained without explanation by Azerbaijan’s Anti-Organized Crimes Unit. He was given 15 days in prison following a closed trial on the day of his arres...

October 2, 2012

Israel Arzate Meléndez is under house arrest in Ciudad Juarez. He was accused of involvement in murder based on a confession made under torture. State authorities cannot guarantee his safety.

September 28, 2012

Maher Fawzi al-Hamoud, was arrested on June 16, and has been held incommunicado ever since. He is believed to have previously been tortured in detention by Syrian security forces.

September 26, 2012

Effective action by authorities is needed to allow the Sawhoyamaxa indigenous community to return to their traditional land. They are now living in destitute conditions alongside a nearby highway....