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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July 25, 2014

Political activist Faraj Karimov went missing on 23 July. It was later revealed that police had detained him, but his whereabouts are still not known, and he is at risk of torture.

July 23, 2014

The anonymous detainee’s lawyers have been sent a copy of an order to open a criminal case against prison staff. More appeals will help to ensure the authorities pursue this complaint.

July 18, 2014

Chechen detainee Timur Tangiyev attempted suicide on 15 July to demand justice and complain at ill-treatment.

July 15, 2014

The law that guarantees women and girls access to safe and legal abortion services in Spain is at risk of being amended, with serious concerns for their health if these changes are introduced.