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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May 29, 2012

On 14 May, 20 detainees were stripped and beaten in Ain Zara Prison, Libya, then left for two days on a concrete floor without mattresses or blankets.

May 24, 2012

Amjad Kassem has not been seen since 21 May. He was last heard from at around 2pm that day when he called his mother to tell her he was being taken by members of the security forces.

May 23, 2012

Human rights defender and lawyer, Vidulfo Rosales Sierra, from Guerrero State, Mexico received an anonymous death threat on 4 May. His life and those of his colleagues are at risk.

May 18, 2012

The execution of Behram Khan by hanging has been scheduled for 30 June. It would be the first execution in Pakistan in almost four years and could pave the way for more death sentences.