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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June 14, 2013

Bangladeshi opposition activist Anwarul Islam Masum was allegedly abducted by police officers on 4 April. The police deny it. He is at risk of torture or extrajudicial execution.

June 11, 2013

Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi was sentenced to death in December 2011 after an unfair trial. His “confession”, allegedly obtained under torture, was admitted as evidence against him.

June 3, 2013

Nazrul Islam, was allegedly abducted on 12 April from his home in Bangladesh and is at risk of torture and extra-judicial execution.

May 10, 2013

Journalist Rovshen Yazmuhamedov, was detained in Turkmenistan by local police. He may have been targeted because of his work, putting him in grave risk of torture.