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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November 19, 2014

The Dominican Parliament adopted a comprehensive reform of the Criminal Code which maintains full criminalization of abortion. If enacted, it would violate the rights of women and girls.

November 18, 2014

Scott Panetti, a 56-year-old man whose serious mental illness infected his trial and persists to this day, is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 3 December.

November 17, 2014

Mikhlif al-Shammari has been sentenced to two years in prison and 200 lashes. If imprisoned, Amnesty International will consider him a prisoner of conscience.

November 17, 2014

Hadiya Pendleton, honor student and dreamer, was shot and killed at the age of 15. She is one of over 11,000 victims of gun violence in the United States every year. Honor Hadiya’s memory and suppo...