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.
Ten students, all women aged 17 – 23, have been charged with ‘indecent dress’ after they were arrested outside their church by Sudanese police last month. The women were wearing skirts and trousers.
The women could be sentenced to 40 lashes and fines if found guilty. Ask officials in Sudan to drop the vague and discriminatory charges against them.
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.
Raif Badawi was flogged in public 50 times in January. He has 950 lashes and nearly a decade in prison left to serve - simply for blogging about free speech.
Raif is still due to be publicly flogged every week after Friday prayers until he has been lashed 1,000 times. Ask Saudi authorities to free this prisoner of conscience.
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.
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.
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