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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July 18, 2014

Eight Chin human rights defenders in Myanmar are facing imprisonment for peacefully protesting against impunity for sexual violence in Chin State.

July 10, 2014

Two threatening telephone calls were made to staff members of a human rights organization
in Oaxaca State, south-western Mexico.

July 7, 2014

Honduran journalist and human rights defender Dina Meza has faced increasing harassment and intimidation. This harassment has also extended to a close family member. Their safety is at risk.

July 4, 2014

Andargachew Tsige, a political activist in exile, appears to have been arrested in transit in Yemen on 24 June and forcibly returned to Ethiopia. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment....