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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December 4, 2012

Ho Thi Bich Khuong, Vietnamese human rights defender jailed for “conducting propaganda”, has been beaten by a group of prisoners. She is said to be seriously injured and in need of medical care....

November 30, 2012

Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has ended her hunger strike on 4 December 2012 after the travel ban on her 13-year old daughter was lifted by Iran’s judiciary. She requires medical care...

November 30, 2012

Cuban officials have threatened one of the country's leading human rights defenders because of his work, and a prominent government critic has been publically assaulted, apparently by authorities....

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...