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 2, 2013

Two government critics are serving prison sentences in Cuba on politically motivated charges, following summary trials. Amnesty International considers them prisoners of conscience.

August 1, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened to kill human rights defenders Hernando Mejía López and David Espinoza in the northern Colombian city of Barrancabermeja.

June 13, 2013

Dr. Cu Huy Ha Vu has been on hunger strike since 27 May in protest at his treatment in prison. He is serving a seven-year sentence for “conducting propaganda” against the state. His health is at ri...

May 18, 2013

Prisoner of Conscience Nabeel Rajab, head of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, was convicted of libel and sentenced to 3 months in prison for his June 2nd tweet addressing the Prime Minister....