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.

Take Action Now

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

Fourteen members of the Michaungkan community have been sentenced to six months in prison for taking part in peaceful protests. They are prisoners of conscience who must be immediately and uncondit...

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...