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 11, 2012

One of three brothers arrested in Iraq has been released. The other brothers have been reportedly tortured while held incommunicado and require access to adequate medical treatment.

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 19, 2012

Syrian health professional Mohamed Raed al-Tawil has been held in incommunicado detention since his arrest in Damascus on 8 November. He is believed to have been tortured while in detention.