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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January 17, 2013

Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on bail on 17 January. He was arrested on 17 December at a protest, and charged with “spreading false news with the intention of causing damage to state securit...

January 10, 2013

A former judge is being held incommunicado and is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. He was arrested following a lecture he gave on Shari’a law. He is a prisoner of conscience.

December 18, 2012

Two Cambodian women human rights defenders were convicted on baseless charges in separate trials. Yorm Bopha was sentenced to three years in prison. Tim Sakmony has been released.

December 17, 2012

Aparna Marandi, a human rights defender who has been repeatedly targeted by the government for her activities, was arrested on 8 December. She is being detained and is at imminent risk ill-treatmen...