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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November 19, 2012

Syrian health professional Mohamed Raed al-Tawil has been held in incommunicado detention since his arrest in Damascus on 8 November. He is believed to have been tortured while in detention.

November 9, 2012

On 17 September, shopkeeper Muhammad Yassin Al Hamwi was released after being acquitted. His acquaintance Abd al-Akram al-Sakka is still detained in conditions amounting to enforced disappearance....

October 23, 2012

Mortar shell survivor Osama al-Habaly has been held incommunicado since his arrest, reportedly by Syrian Military Intelligence. Sources claim he has been tortured, despite life-threatening injuries...

October 19, 2012

Yahia Ka’ake and Badr Ka’ake have been subject to enforced disappearance after arrest at Syrian army checkpoints. Two of their brothers have already been killed by security forces.