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 7, 2013

Paramilitaries are planning to kill members of a Colombian human rights NGO and community leaders from the Curvaradó and Jiguamiandó River Basin. One attack has failed, but others are being prepare...

August 7, 2013

The Egyptian prosecution has detained four of Mohamed Morsi’s aides while investigating the Dec. 2012 protests. Five other members of Morsi's team remain arbitrarily detained.

August 7, 2013

Hamas authorities are threatening several executions, possibly including a man under 18 at the time of one of his alleged crimes, who was allegedly tortured during interrogation.

August 6, 2013

John Ferguson, a 65-year-old man with a decades-long history of serious mental illness, was executed in Florida on August 5. He had been on death row for 35 years.