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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June 13, 2014

Several members of KOFAVIV, a Haitian women’s rights organization in Port-au-Prince, the
capital, have been repeatedly threatened and harassed. Their safety remains at risk.

June 11, 2014

Human rights defenders Ingrid Vergara, Jeison Pava, and members of the Verbel family received death threats on 3 and 7 June.

June 4, 2014

Nubia Acosta and Nevis Niño Rodríguez, two human rights defenders working with the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo in northern Colombia, have been threatened.

May 27, 2014

Michael Zack, a 45-year-old man on death row in Florida who has exhausted his ordinary court
appeals, is seeking executive commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment.