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 3, 2013

Since 29 May, over 2,000 people have been injured across Turkey after police used water
cannon and tear gas against demonstrators.

May 10, 2013

Antônio Isídio Pereira da Silva of Brazil has received a series of death threats. He is the target of loggers and land-grabbers use violence to intimidate him.

February 20, 2013

There are increased concerns for the well-being of prominent Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq after the state denied holding him.

September 11, 2012

On 7 September, communal landowners and striking miners peacefully protesting outside a mine in Mexico are at risk of being violently evicted by the army and police.