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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January 24, 2013

Paramilitaries are looking for Afro-descendant leaders Ligia María Chaverra and Enrique Petro in the Curvaradó River Basin, Northern Colombia. Their lives are in danger.

January 17, 2013

Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on bail on 17 January. He was arrested on 17 December at a protest, and charged with “spreading false news with the intention of causing damage to state securit...

January 15, 2013

A convoy carrying opposition Presidential candidate Isa Gambar was attacked by a mob, resulting in at least nine people injured and several cars badly damaged. Police looked on without intervening....

January 15, 2013

The authorities have threatened to relocate a Shi’a community by force, in March. The community is living in temporary shelter in deteriorating conditions.