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 28, 2013

A Maldives High Court has quashed the sentence of 100 lashes and house arrest imposed on a 15-year-old girl for the “offense” of extra-marital sex. This follows a campaign by Amnesty International,...

August 28, 2013

A psychiatrist working in Belarus, Igor Postnov, has been forcibly detained and treated in the hospital where he works following his outspoken criticism of the health care system in Vitebsk, a city...

August 23, 2013

India's Supreme Court stayed the execution of Shivu and Jadeswamy on 21 August, the day before the men had been scheduled to be executed. Devender Pal Singh Bhullar remains at imminent risk of exec...

August 23, 2013

Colombian human rights defender Danilo Rueda received a death threat on August 22 in the capital, Bogotá. His life is in danger.