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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July 23, 2014

The anonymous detainee’s lawyers have been sent a copy of an order to open a criminal case against prison staff. More appeals will help to ensure the authorities pursue this complaint.

July 21, 2014

A migrant of Afro-descendant origin has been in prison in Mexico since 2009. He was tortured to falsely implicate himself. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience.

July 21, 2014

Former Uzbekistani parliamentarian Murad Dzhuraev, convicted and imprisoned after an unfair trial in 1995, is in urgent need of medical care. His prison sentence has been extended four times.

July 18, 2014

On 25 July Bhekithemba Makhubu, editor of Swaziland’s monthly news magazine The Nation and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko were entenced to two years in prison without the possibility of paying...