Category: Statements

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LAWYERS-HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS : SAVE NORA

Why this is important Nora is a Sudanese 19 year old female who is facing a death sentence because 2 years ago she was forced to marry a man. She refused having sex with him for 5 days so he called his brother & cousins who helped him in raping her. Next day she killed...

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Protect Human Rights Activist Sultana Kamal

Sultana Kamal is a brave lawyer and activist standing up for human rights in Bangladesh. She’s not afraid to take the spotlight on national television and debate the need for fair justice and human rights for all of Bangladesh – men, women and children. But peacefully expressing her opinion has gained her the attention of...

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ACTION ALERT: Dr. Homa Hoodfar

Dr. Homa Hoodfar, a highly respected university professor at Concordia University, Montreal has been arrested and detained in Iran’s notorious Evin prison on Monday 6, June 2016. She is an anthropologist who conducts ethnographic research across the Middle East, as well on Muslims living in the West. Her research is known to be balanced and several...

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URGENT APPEAL ON BEHALF OF EGYPTIAN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

His Excellency President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Office of the President Al Ittihadia Palace Cairo, Egypt Fax: +202 2 391 1441 Email: p.spokesman@op.gov.eg Twitter: @AlsisiOfficial 31 March 2016   Your Excellency:   We, the undersigned, hereby express our serious concerns on the various measures being taken by the government that threaten legitimate organisations which have a...