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 10, 2014

Syrian men Jadia Nofal and Omar al-Sha’ar were arrested by immigration officials on the Syrian side of the Lebanese-Syrian border. There are fears for their well-being.

November 7, 2014

Sergei Dolgov, who has been missing since his abduction by armed men in June, in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, is reportedly being held in a military base and suffering from serious health issues.

November 7, 2014

Ghoncheh Ghavami has been sentenced to one year’s imprisonment in Iran and banned from foreign travel for two years for protesting for the right of women to attend sport events in Iran.

November 7, 2014

Women’s rights activist Ghada Jamsheer was arrested on 15 September on 10 charges of “defamation via her Twitter account”. She is a prisoner of conscience.