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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June 25, 2014

This is the third attempt to brand Coming Out as a “foreign agent”. The organization is unequivocally against this label and is fighting back in the courts.

June 24, 2014

Human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar’s safety is at risk following death threats. No action has been taken by the authorities to ensure her safety and that of her organization.

June 20, 2014

Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez, director of the independent news agency Hablemos Press has been receiving threatening telephone calls and was assaulted on the streets of Havana.

June 18, 2014

Members of COFADEH, a prominent Honduran human rights organization based in Tegucigalpa, the capital, have reported being the subject of surveillance and attacks in recent weeks.