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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September 26, 2014

The Barrios family have received further threats even though they should be protected in accordance with an Inter-American Court ruling. Ten members of their family have been murdered since 1998...

September 25, 2014

Activist Fernando Jiménez Gutiérrez, has been detained and is at risk of unfair trial. The charges against Mario Luna have been confirmed, and he has been committed to pre-trial detention.

September 11, 2014

Four Asháninka Indigenous leaders from the Peruvian Amazon have been killed by suspected illegal loggers. It is likely that it was in retaliation to the leaders’ activism against illegal logging....

September 4, 2014

Earl Ringo is due to be executed in Missouri on September 10 for two murders committed in 1998. His lawyers are calling on the governor to initiate an inquiry into the role of race in his case.