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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February 13, 2013

Activist for reproductive health rights Carlos Celdran has been convicted of "offending religious feelings" in a peaceful protest. He is facing up to 13 months in jail.

January 15, 2013

The authorities have threatened to relocate a Shi’a community by force, in March. The community is living in temporary shelter in deteriorating conditions.

December 18, 2012

Two Cambodian women human rights defenders were convicted on baseless charges in separate trials. Yorm Bopha was sentenced to three years in prison. Tim Sakmony has been released.

December 17, 2012

Aparna Marandi, a human rights defender who has been repeatedly targeted by the government for her activities, was arrested on 8 December. She is being detained and is at imminent risk ill-treatmen...