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 17, 2015

The cells of imprisoned opposition leaders Leopoldo López and Daniel Ceballos have been raided in what appears to be an act of intimidation. Both have been arbitrarily detained in relation to the w...

February 17, 2015

Twelve people were shot dead and four others injured by military police officers during an operation in north-east Brazil. Residents report feeling threatened as the military police have maintained...

February 15, 2015

Leaders of the Afro-descendant community of La Toma in south-western Colombia have been threatened by paramilitaries as they campaign to stop illegal mining operations on the community’s lands.

February 10, 2015

Celestino Okenve, Antonio Nguema and Miguel Mbomio were released unconditionally from police detention on 30 January 2015.