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 6, 2014

In recent days several candidates standing in Colombia’s legislative elections in March have received death threats from paramilitaries.

February 4, 2014

Paul Howell, aged 48, is due to be executed in Florida on 26 February for the murder of a police officer in 1992.

February 4, 2014

Approximately a hundred families have been forcibly evicted from an informal settlement known as Canaan in continuance of an illegal eviction process which started in December 2013.

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.