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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October 13, 2014

He was sentenced on 28 April 2014 on charges that included “using social media networks to incite hatred of the regime”, “calling on people to ignore the law” and “calling for illegal demonstration...

October 10, 2014

A 10-year old girl in Afghanistan is at risk of an “honor” killing because she was raped by a local mullah. Dr. Hassina Sarwari, the women’s rights defender assisting her, also faces death threats....

October 10, 2014

Officials from the UAE detained two Qatari men on 27 June at the al-Ghuwaifat border post on the UAE’s western border with Saudi Arabia. The UAE has subjected them to enforced disappearance.

October 10, 2014

He has been charged with “publicly insulting official institutions”. His detention has been extended; he will face trial on 19 October before the Lower Criminal Court. He is a prisoner of conscienc...