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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December 6, 2013

Khaled al-Junaidi, was released without charge on 27 November. He had been detained since 6 November, possibly as a result of his peaceful political activism.

November 7, 2013

Psychiatrist Igor Postnov who was forcibly detained and treated in a psychiatric hospital following his outspoken criticism of the health care system in Belarus, has been allowed to go home.

October 25, 2013

Prisoner of conscience Anas Barghouti was released on bail, and is facing trial before a military court and if convicted could be imprisoned for up to 18 months.

October 23, 2013

Qatar’s highest court has upheld the conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a poet and prisoner of conscience whose poetry was deemed offensive to the state and its ruler.