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 17, 2012

Members of the Colombian group Association for Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared (ASFADDES) are being threatened by paramilitary groups, including branch coordinator Luz Elsia Almanza Suárez....

August 24, 2012

LGBTI activists, trade unionists, victims associations and human rights defenders in Barrancabermeja, Northern Colombia, have received death threats from paramilitaries.

May 11, 2012

On 7 May, shots were fired into the office of a women’s rights organization in Bogota. This follows a series of attacks and intimidation against human rights defender Monica Roa and her colleagues....

April 27, 2012

Peasant farmer leader Hernán Henry Díaz, who was arranging a protest march, has not been seen since 18 April, and may have been subjected to enforced disappearance, in Putumayo Department, Colombia...