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 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...

October 26, 2012

Cuban prisoner of conscience Antonio Michel Lima Cruz was released on 24 October. His brother Marcos Máiquel Lima Cruz still has a minimum 10 months to serve. Their parents continue to be harassed....

October 25, 2012

Convictions against the former president and vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA), were upheld on 21 October. However, their prison sentences were reduced.