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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July 9, 2012

A Leader of Russian human rights NGO has been threatened with criminal proceedings in connection with the NGO’s work and publications in support of victims of human rights violations in Chechnya....

June 22, 2012

Two members of a community organization that opposes mining operations in the southern state of Oaxaca were shot and wounded on 16 June. They and other members of the organization are at risk of fu...

June 15, 2012

Ismail "Hilath" Rasheed was attacked by men who slashed his throat, near his house in the capital, Malé. He survived but is at risk of further attacks and is in need of effective protection.

June 14, 2012

A Guatemalan anti-mining activist was shot on 13 June in the town of San José del Golfo, in the department of Guatemala. Other local mining activists may also be at risk.