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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November 30, 2012

Cuban officials have threatened one of the country's leading human rights defenders because of his work, and a prominent government critic has been publically assaulted, apparently by authorities....

November 30, 2012

An environmental journalist has received a death threat after publicly condemning the environmental impacts of opencast mining and illegal logging in Honduras.

November 29, 2012

Student activist Abdul Raouf Hassan Zain al-Saqqaf was severely beaten on 23 November and shot at 2 days later. Amnesty International believes that because of his activism, his life may be in dange...

November 28, 2012

Since October at least four teachers have been killed and two injured in attacks by suspected insurgents in southern Thailand. On 22 November a headmistress was killed in Pattani Province.