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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November 20, 2014

He is a human rights defender. If convicted he could be sentenced to up to two years’ imprisonment and a heavy fine. If imprisoned, he would be considered a prisoner of conscience.

November 14, 2014

Seven women housing rights defenders have been sentenced to a year in jail after a street protest. Three more women and a Buddhist monk were also sentenced to one year’s imprisonment after protesti...

November 13, 2014

The forced eviction of an informal settlement near Bobigny, on the outskirts of Paris, has left about 180 people homeless.

November 10, 2014

Land that the Ayoreo Totobiegosode Indigenous people claim as their traditional territory has been invaded in the department of Alto Paraguay. This threatens their survival.