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!

Take Action Now

September 10, 2014

25 year old Ghoncheh Ghavami has been imprisoned since June 30, largely in solitary confinement, for peacefully protesting the ban on women attending Volleyball World League matches.

September 5, 2014

Activist Ko Htin Kyaw is serving a nine year and four month sentence for peaceful political activities. He faces further charges related exercising his rights to freedom of expression and assembly....

August 29, 2014

Prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, one of 13 jailed opposition activists, went on hunger strike on August 25 in protest of his arbitrary arrest and detention. His health is at grave risk....

August 22, 2014

Five media workers in Myanmar are facing imprisonment over the publication of a news story. They are prisoners of conscience, detained for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression...