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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August 13, 2013

Bahraini banker, activist and prisoner of conscience Mohammad Sanad al-Makina was arrested on 9 August. He faces charges including “inciting hatred against the regime”.

August 5, 2013

Activist Sultan al-Saadi is being held in an undisclosed location in Oman. He has been denied access to his lawyer, and is at risk of ill-treatment and prolonged arbitrary detention. He may be a pr...

July 26, 2013

Mohamed Morsi is “well”, an EU representative has said after meeting him. Catherine Ashton told reporters she had seen the facility he was being held at, but did not know where it was, as she had b...

July 25, 2013

Colombian trade union leader Hector Sanchez received a death threat on 16 July. In a separate incident, information was stolen from an NGO in the capital, Bogota.