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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October 26, 2012

On 24 October, a protest camp of communal landowners and striking miners was destroyed and burnt outside La Platosa silver mine in La Sierrita, northwest Mexico.

October 25, 2012

The bodies of Ismael Solorio Urrutia & his wife Manuela Solís Contreras were found shot after receiving death threats. Their family is at risk, as are other activist leaders from their organiza...

October 4, 2012

On October 3, at least 40 migrants in Veracruz were kidnapped from a train, allegedly by a criminal gang. In Tabasco, migrants are at serious risk as a result of migrant control operations.

October 2, 2012

Israel Arzate Meléndez is under house arrest in Ciudad Juarez. He was accused of involvement in murder based on a confession made under torture. State authorities cannot guarantee his safety.