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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May 10, 2013

Journalist Rovshen Yazmuhamedov, was detained in Turkmenistan by local police. He may have been targeted because of his work, putting him in grave risk of torture.

May 10, 2013

Antônio Isídio Pereira da Silva of Brazil has received a series of death threats. He is the target of loggers and land-grabbers use violence to intimidate him.

May 8, 2013

Two women activists, both members of a human rights organization in Oaxaca State, southern
Mexico, are being threatened and harassed.

May 8, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened to kill six members of the Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission, a NGO operating in Colombia.