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 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.

December 26, 2013
Soldiers in Mexico soldiers tortured and raped Miriam López for 7 months as they tried to force her to confess to drug trafficking. Miriam lives in fear while her abusers enjoy impunity.
December 6, 2013

Police officers closed the offices of Fundación Pachamama, an Ecuadorian NGO working on Indigenous Peoples and environmental rights.