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 18, 2014

Ahmad Mas’ad al-Ma’dawi, and Egyptian national, was arrested at Abu Dhabi’s International Airport as he was leaving the UAE on 13 January. His whereabouts are unknown.

July 17, 2014

Dr. Sa'eed Mothaher Habib al-Samahiji was arrested on 1 July to serve a one-year sentence for “insulting the King of Bahrain”. He is a prisoner of conscience.

July 15, 2014

Five media workers in Myanmar have been sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment with hard labor in connection with their journalistic activities. All five are prisoners of conscience.

July 11, 2014

Civil society activist Ruslan Kutaev has been sentenced to four years imprisonment following an unfair trial in Russia.