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...

January 30, 2015

Police detained five gunmen who had been patrolling the quilombo community. Families were being threatened and intimidated by a local rancher who hired at least one gunman to try to push the quilom...

January 23, 2015

Paramilitaries have threatened dozens of land claimants and community leaders, as well as human rights defenders, trade unionists, journalists and state officials working on land restitution in nor...

January 20, 2015

Environmental activists, community leaders and brothers, Víctor Hugo and Darwin Javier Ramírez Piedra, have been charged with rebellion despite a lack of evidence against them.