Two years ago, Edward Snowden revealed that around the world governments are illegally and unnecessarily spying on our internet and phone use.
The US wants to jail Snowden. Yet without him we simply wouldn't know the sinister extent of global mass surveillance. Ask Obama not to punish Snowden for exposing human rights abuses.
Victims of torture in Mexico are being badly let down by a system that means they often wait months, sometimes years, for a medical examination to confirm their claims.
Tell Mexico it’s time for reform.
Albert has been in solitary confinement in Louisiana USA for 43 years and counting. His conviction has been overturned three times, he's been cleared for unconditional release - yet he's still in solitary.
A campaign of vengeance by Louisiana state officials has kept Albert unjustly in a solitary cell for 43 years. Let Albert know you stand with him.
Atena Farghadani is in prison in Iran simply for her peaceful activism and art.
After drawing cartoons that Iranian authorities found to be mocking of members of parliament, alongside similar charges, Atena has been sentenced to over 12 years in prison. She is a prisoner of conscience. Call for her release.
Ireland has one of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws. Seeking a termination even on grounds of rape, incest, or where the foetus won’t survive could get you 14 years in prison.
Ireland is violating the fundamental rights of its women and girls. Ask Ireland’s Prime Minister to decriminalise abortion.
Raif Badawi was flogged in public 50 times on Friday. He has 950 lashes and nearly a decade in prison left to serve - simply for blogging about free speech.
Raif will be publicly flogged every week after Friday prayers until he has been lashed 1,000 times. Call on Saudi authorities to halt the barbaric punishment and to free this prisoner of conscience.
Over 200 lawyers and activists have been targeted and branded as a 'criminal gang' by the Chinese authorities.
Demand an end to the nationwide crackdown on human rights - let the Chinese authorities in the UK know that the world is watching.
The release of a damning report on CIA torture reveals how they used waterboarding, mock executions, sleep deprivation, stress positions and other cruel and degrading treatment against detainees.
But we still don’t know how deeply the UK was involved. Demand the UK government investigates the truth.
Thumb screws, spiked batons and leg irons aren’t just confined to the history books. They're being used every day, all over the world. And due to legal loopholes, companies are able to advertise and trade torture devices in the EU.
Call on the EU to fix the flaws that allow people to profit from torture.
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