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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October 27, 2014

Human rights defender Yara Sallam and 21 others were jailed for three years on 26 October by a criminal court, which convicted them of breaching Egypt’s Protest Law and a string of other charges....

October 17, 2014

They are prisoners of conscience, detained solely for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression.

October 9, 2014

Former prisoner of conscience Arash Sadeghi has been held in Tehran’s Evin Prison since 6 September. He is believed to be in solitary confinement without access to a lawyer. He has yet to be charge...

October 7, 2014

Indian activist Irom Sharmila has been on hunger strike since Nov. 2000 to demand that the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act be repealed. For the past 14 years she has been under arrest and force-f...