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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May 8, 2013

The Secretary General of the (UJT) Eric Topona was arrested on May 6th and sent to Am Sinene prison where detention conditions can be life-threatening.

November 16, 2012

Journalist Abubacarr Saidykhan received a death threat on 13 November; this follows an earlier threat against himself and journalist Baboucarr Ceesay.

October 25, 2012

Karla Zelaya, a human rights defender, was abducted for three hours. She was tortured, threatened and interrogated about her work.

June 14, 2012

Mehman Huseynov faces up to five years in jail on charges of “hooliganism”, despite eyewitnesses contradicting police claims. He appears to have been targeted for highlighting abuses in the country...