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 20, 2014

At least 4 men, a 17-year-old boy, and 9 women have been arrested. They could face a life sentence. Amnesty International considers them to be prisoners of conscience.

July 15, 2014

The law that guarantees women and girls access to safe and legal abortion services in Spain is at risk of being amended, with serious concerns for their health if these changes are introduced.

July 3, 2014

Isabel, a sex worker in the city of Niterói, was assaulted and threatened after she publicly denounced the rape and extortion of sex workers by police during illegal raids and evictions on 23 May....

June 13, 2014

Several members of KOFAVIV, a Haitian women’s rights organization in Port-au-Prince, the
capital, have been repeatedly threatened and harassed. Their safety remains at risk.