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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January 10, 2013

A former judge is being held incommunicado and is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. He was arrested following a lecture he gave on Shari’a law. He is a prisoner of conscience.

January 8, 2013

A Syrian man, Youssef al-Ammar, his nephews Suhaib al-Ammar and Iqbal al-Ammar and another relative, Bilal Koushan, were arrested on 24 November at their flat in Damascus. They are believed to be...

December 12, 2012

Four Iraqi men were sentenced to death on 3 December following the broadcast of their coerced 'confessions'.

December 12, 2012

The conviction against Nabeel Rajab was upheld on 11 December. However, his three year prison sentence was reduced to two years.