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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November 29, 2012

Student activist Abdul Raouf Hassan Zain al-Saqqaf was severely beaten on 23 November and shot at 2 days later. Amnesty International believes that because of his activism, his life may be in dange...

November 28, 2012

Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi was sentenced to 4 months in prison for demonstrating peacefully. He is a prisoner of conscience. Two other demonstrators were killed by Israeli security forces....

November 9, 2012

Hundreds are on hunger strike in prisons across Turkey. Lawyers told Amnesty International that prison authorities have denied many hunger strikers access to medical care.

November 8, 2012

A Bahraini man had his six-month prison sentence upheld on appeal. Three others are serving four-month prison sentences, all for insulting the King of Bahrain in messages posted on Twitter. They a...