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 8, 2014

Five activists arrested for taking part in a peaceful protest have been sentenced to between 15-30 days in jail for an administrative offense. One activist was reportedly tortured in custody.

May 7, 2014

Two Dagestani lawyers continue to receive death threats in relation to their work on a high profile murder case. Their complaints are not being effectively investigated by the authorities.

May 2, 2014

Migrants’ rights defenders were injured by police and migration authorities during an operation to detain irregular migrants in the Municipality of Zapata.

April 30, 2014

A man was shot dead during a protest in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro on April 22. The community was protesting after another man was shot in the head during a police operation in the favela.