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 30, 2014

Amira Osman Hamed, a Sudanese women’s rights activist, continues to face charges of ‘indecent dress’ for refusing to wear a headscarf.

June 27, 2014

No further attacks have been reported in Mamelodi, Pretoria since 12 June. However hundreds of refugees and asylum-seekers remain displaced and concern remains for their welfare.

June 24, 2014

Human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar’s safety is at risk following death threats. No action has been taken by the authorities to ensure her safety and that of her organization.

June 3, 2014

Nine men, most of whom are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), face
being sent from Angola to the DRC where they could be tortured or sentenced to death.