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After years of campaigning, the ban on driving for women in Saudi Arabia has been lifted.
But the women who bravely fought for this right are now on trial and branded ‘traitors’. After international outcry, some have been released temporarily.
Email the Saudi embassy demanding that the women who remain in prison are returned home, and all charges dropped.
22-year old student Gustavo was protesting against inequality in Chile when special forces fired metal and rubber bullets into his eyes.
Gustavo was blinded. To this day, the police responsible have not been held to account.
Will you email the Chilean authorities demanding a proper investigation?
When their university banned the Pride march on their campus, Melike & Özgür organised a Pride sit-in instead. But in response the university called the police who then used excessive force.
They arrested Melike and Özgür, along with other students, who are now on trial. If sentenced, they could face 3 years in prison.
Send an email to the Turkish authorities now calling for their acquittal.
Germain, a loving husband and father, is serving a 32 year prison sentence in Burundi. His awful crime? Being a human rights defender.
Germain’s activism should be celebrated, not criminalised. And yet, because of his imprisonment, he has never even met his third child.
Act now to help reunite Germain with his family.
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