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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August 29, 2014

Prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, one of 13 jailed opposition activists, went on hunger strike on August 25 in protest of his arbitrary arrest and detention. His health is at grave risk....

August 26, 2014

Indigenous human rights defender Silvia Pérez Yescas has received a series of threats due to her work on Indigenous rights. Mexican authorities have failed to provide adequate protection measures....

August 21, 2014

Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.

August 18, 2014

Three community activists in Mexico were threatened by members of a movement with close ties to the ruling political party. They were sharing information criticizing the municipal government.