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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July 23, 2014

The anonymous detainee’s lawyers have been sent a copy of an order to open a criminal case against prison staff. More appeals will help to ensure the authorities pursue this complaint.

July 21, 2014

A migrant of Afro-descendant origin has been in prison in Mexico since 2009. He was tortured to falsely implicate himself. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience.

July 11, 2014

Civil society activist Ruslan Kutaev has been sentenced to four years imprisonment following an unfair trial in Russia.

July 3, 2014

Military police in São Paulo attempted to block a public assembly gathered to discuss and protest against police abuses. Several protesters, including lawyers, were arbitrary arrested and assaulted...