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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January 19, 2012

Lau Fat-wai, who was sentenced to death, is currently having his case reviewed by the Supreme People's Court. If the death sentence is upheld, he could be executed within a week of the decision....

January 18, 2012

Sombath Somphone was taken away in a truck by unknown persons after being stopped by police in the Lao capital, Vientiane on 15 December 2012. Nobody has seen or heard from him since.

January 6, 2012

In late December, reports appeared that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani could be executed by hanging instead of stoning. This recent press coverage indicates that could be executed at any time.

December 16, 2011

Members of the National Movement of Victims of State Crimes (MOVICE) and other human rights organizations in Northern Colombia have received emailed death threats signed by paramilitaries.