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 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Irom Sharmila has been on hunger strike since Nov. 2000 to demand that the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act be repealed.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...

October 7, 2014

A Bahraini man under sentence of death has lodged his final appeal and could be at risk of execution. He was sentenced to death in February 2014 and lost his first appeal in August.

October 7, 2014

Six men, including five convicted in a rape case, face execution in Afghanistan after an unfair trial. The men are due to be executed on 8 October.

October 7, 2014

Over 80,000 people on any one day are held in isolation in US prisons. That’s 22-24 hours a day confined to a cell for months, years or decades in conditions of severe social and physical isolation...