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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March 12, 2013

Human rights defender and trade unionist Carlos Hernández was shot dead on 8 March in Chiquimula department, eastern Guatemala.

March 12, 2013

Four Syrian men identified in televised “confessions” have been held incommunicado for 10 weeks. Two have reported being tortured.

March 8, 2013

An estimated 100 people were forcibly evicted on 3 March, and about 1,500 families are still at risk of forced eviction.

March 7, 2013

The Omani Supreme Court has upheld sentences against eight activists. All 16 activists appear to be held solely for peacefully exercising their rights.