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 28, 2012

Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi was sentenced to 4 months in prison for demonstrating peacefully. He is a prisoner of conscience. Two other demonstrators were killed by Israeli security forces....

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

Hundreds are on hunger strike in prisons across Turkey. Lawyers told Amnesty International that prison authorities have denied many hunger strikers access to medical care.