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 24, 2014

Legislation on terrorism and disorder being discussed in Brazilian Congress threatens freedom of expression and the right to assemble. The new “crimes” could be used to criminalize protesters.

February 24, 2014

Iranian engineer Rouhollah Tavana is at risk of execution, as the Supreme Court upheld his death sentence this month. He was sentenced to death in 2013 for charges including “insulting the Prophet”...

February 21, 2014

Iranian graduate student Hamid Babaei, serving a six-year sentence for “acting against national security by communicating with hostile governments.” His wife is also at risk of arrest.

February 18, 2014

Vitishko, a member of Environment Watch for North Caucasus was sent to serve 3 years in a penal colony. He is a Prisoner of Conscience, charged for environmental activism prior to the Sochi Olympic...