Congress, Stand With Raif

The US is in a unique position to put pressure on Saudi Arabia on behalf of Raif Badawi, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 public lashes for setting up a website.

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January 23, 2015

“Guadalupe”, one of the group of 17 Salvadoran women jailed for pregnancy-related offences after unfair trials was pardoned by the Legislative Assembly in a very close vote.

November 18, 2013

The office of human rights organization Pro-Búsqueda was raided. In the raid, important information on cases was destroyed and computers with sensitive information were stolen.

October 25, 2012

After a woman known as “Mery” took medicine to induce abortion, she sought assistance at a hospital & was promptly arrested. Authorities are now denying access to medical treatment and legal c...

September 14, 2012

Father Antonio Rodríguez López, a priest working on rehabilitation projects with former gang members in El Salvador, was told on 5 September that there is a plot to kill him. His life is in danger....