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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February 12, 2015

Community activists have repeatedly been beaten and threatened for their work to ensure fair access to water in the town of Coyotepec, near Mexico City. Federal authorities have promised them prote...

February 11, 2015

Key eyewitnesses into the killings of two human rights defenders have been harassed in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Their lives could be at risk.

January 28, 2015

New threats have been made against Silvia Pérez Yescas, an Indigenous human rights defender from the community of Matías Romero in Oaxaca, Mexico. Protection measures from the authorities have been...

December 12, 2014

Indigenous leaders have been intimidated and harassed in reprisal for opposing the construction of a new wind farm in southern Mexico. There is fear they will face further threats.