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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May 19, 2014

Prominent human rights defender and lawyer Rashid Rehman was shot dead in his office in Multan, Pakistan on 7 May. One of his associate advocates and a client were also shot and seriously injured....

May 16, 2014

Mohamed Soltan, the son of a Muslim Brotherhood figure, has been on hunger strike for 105 days. He has lost nearly 100 pounds and his health is rapidly deteriorating.

May 16, 2014

Activist and academic Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba suffers from post-polio paralysis, a cardiac condition and hypertension. He is being denied medicine in pre-trial detention.

May 16, 2014

Four men held without charge in Oman are unable to contact their families and have been denied access to lawyers. They are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.