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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August 22, 2014

Five media workers in Myanmar are facing imprisonment over the publication of a news story. They are prisoners of conscience, detained for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression...

August 22, 2014

Hajras al-Qurey was sentenced to death for drug trafficking after alleged torture and an unfair trial. He could be executed at any time.

August 22, 2014

Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, deputy leader of Sudan’s National Umma Party (NUP), was arrested on 11 August at Khartoum Airport. She is currently detained without charge in an unknown location.

August 21, 2014

Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.