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 12, 2014

Leading activist Alaa Abd El Fattah and 24 other men were sentenced on 11 June to 15 years’
imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 Egyptian pounds (US$13,900) for taking part in a peaceful
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June 12, 2014

At least 10 prisoners of conscience are being ill-treated in al-Razeen Prison in UAE with conditions of the prison worsening. Amnesty International fears their mental and physical health is at risk...

June 11, 2014

Prominent human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been in detention since 6 May. His assistant and niece, Qu Zhenhong, has also been detained. Four other detained activists were released on bail 5 June...

June 11, 2014

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