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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February 12, 2015

Community activists have repeatedly been beaten and threatened for their work to ensure fair access to water in the town of Coyotepec, near Mexico City. Federal authorities have promised them prote...

February 12, 2015

Michael Lambrix is seeking commutation of his death sentence. If he is denied clemency, the Florida authorities will set an execution date. He has spent over half of his life on death row. Twenty-t...

February 11, 2015

Key eyewitnesses into the killings of two human rights defenders have been harassed in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Their lives could be at risk.

February 11, 2015

Lawyers for Albert Woodfox, held since 1972 in solitary confinement, have filed for bail after the court denied state request for further review. The state must stop its ‘campaign of vengeance’ aga...