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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January 30, 2014

Over 2,000 Indigenous and peasant women living in poverty who were allegedly subjected to forced sterilization have been denied justice after the Public Prosecutor’s office closed their cases.

January 27, 2014

Human rights defenders in the city of Barrancabermeja, in the Magdalena Medio region in north-eastern Colombia, have received death threats.

January 17, 2014

Embera Chamí Indigenous leader Flaminio Onogama Gutiérrez is at risk following the killing of
his two nephews, who were also Indigenous leaders, in south-western Colombia.

January 2, 2014

Three Iranian exiles were killed and 70 members of the People’s Mojahedeen Organization of Iran were wounded on 26 December 2013 when Camp Liberty in Baghdad was attacked with rockets and mortars....