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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August 29, 2014

Israel & Hamas reached a ceasefire on August 26, ending a 50 day conflict. The need for justice for civilians on both sides is urgent, as is the need for Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza...

August 22, 2014

Thousands of Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip are under threat from indiscriminate, attacks by Israeli forces. Israeli civilians are at risk from indiscriminate attacks by Palestinian forces...

August 21, 2014

Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.

August 18, 2014

Since protests broke out in Syria in February 2011, thousands of suspected opponents of the government have been arbitrarily arrested and detained; many appear to have been subjected to enforced di...