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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June 21, 2013

Suhaib Hassan Swaidan was arrested on May 23 while volunteering with an ambulance crew. His brother, Abdullah, was arrested on 9 May. Both have been held incommunicado since their arrests.

May 20, 2013

Medical student Sameeh Bahrah, aged 26, has been held incommunicado at an unknown
location, since his arrest on 30 April 2013. His father Bassam Bahrah is also missing.

March 15, 2013

There are fears for three Syrian opposition activists held in conditions amounting to enforced
disappearance for nearly six months after being arrested in Damascus.

March 12, 2013

Four Syrian men identified in televised “confessions” have been held incommunicado for 10 weeks. Two have reported being tortured.