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 24, 2015

They were held after submitting an application for permission to visit her on 12 February, during which her brother held a sign declaring her innocence.

February 23, 2015

Four Indigenous men have been killed and several enforced disappearances and death threats have been reported in northern Cauca Department, south-western Colombia.

February 19, 2015

Human rights defender Murad Shtewi was released on 23 January, just before the end of his nine-and-a-half-month prison sentence. He is still under a suspended sentence he must serve if he takes par...

February 19, 2015

A funeral wreath was delivered to the home of human rights defender Martha Elena Díaz Ospina in Colombia. This threat came days after she rejected a court-ordered apology by the armed forces for th...