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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September 17, 2014

On 15 September a Cairo criminal court released on bail three activists. They are standing retrial alongside 22 other defendants for defying Egypt’s repressive protest law.

September 17, 2014

Human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 21 others standing trial for breaching Egypt’s repressive protest law, remain detained as their trial is adjourned to 11 October....

September 16, 2014

If signed, a new Criminal Code amendment in Gambia would increase the punishment for "aggravated homosexuality" to life in prison.

September 16, 2014

25-year-old Iranian-British national, Ghoncheh Ghavami, was arrested on June 30 for peacefully protesting against Iran’s ban on women being present in sport stadiums. She is a prisoner of conscienc...