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 13, 2014

Two more human rights defenders from the community-based organization the Movement for Democracy Current Force have been arrested and detained in Myanmar for their peaceful activism.

May 12, 2014

The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment was in retaliation for speaking out against violence against children.

May 8, 2014

Five activists arrested for taking part in a peaceful protest have been sentenced to between 15-30 days in jail for an administrative offense. One activist was reportedly tortured in custody.

May 7, 2014

On 6 May, the Taganskii District Court in Moscow quashed an appeal against the authorities’ decision to block the Russian news website Grani.ru.