In March the Mozambique National Assembly (the Parliament) will consider proposed revisions to the Criminal Code, which contains an article which would enable rapists to escape prosecution by marrying their victim. The Parliament could approve and pass into law this proposed revision.
Florida death row prisoner Ernest Suggs, aged 58, has exhausted his ordinary court appeals and is seeking executive clemency. If this is denied, the state will set his execution date. The judge who sentenced him to death in 1992 is supporting clemency.
Over 2,000 Indigenous and peasant women living in poverty who were allegedly subjected to forced sterilization have been denied justice after the Public Prosecutor’s office closed their cases. Act now and call on the Peruvian authorities to review this decision.
Frank Walls, a 46-year-old man who has been on death row in Florida for 25 years and has exhausted his ordinary appeals to the courts, is seeking commutation of his death sentence. If clemency is rejected, the governor will sign an execution warrant.
By 30 November, the new ranking for social housing assignation in Rome is due to be published. However, as things stand at the moment, Roma living in camps and wishing to leave them, have little chances to be assigned a dwelling. Act now and fight Roma discrimination in access to adequate housing in Rome.
Hate crime is a serious form of discrimination. Victims of these crimes are selected by the perpetrators on the basis of a real or perceived identity-related characteristic such as ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity.