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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April 5, 2012

A Syrian man, aged 70, has been held incommunicado since 19 March, reportedly by Air Force Intelligence. He is believed to be detained in relation to his son’s pro-reform activities.

April 3, 2012

Former president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA) Mahdi ‘Issa Mahdi Abu Dheeb has provided a detailed account in court of his torture and other ill-treatment.

March 30, 2012

On 11 April the clemency application of Jacqueline Montanez will be reviewed, she is serving a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for a crime committed as a child.

March 22, 2012

Muhammad Yassin Al Hamwi and Shaker al-Masri have been released. They had been detained incommunicado since their arrest on 23 September 2011.