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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December 4, 2013

An opposition party candidate in the forthcoming municipal elections in Venezuela has been shot and killed. Concerns about violence in the context of the elections remain.

December 4, 2013

Armando del Bosque Villarreal, a Mexican man who was forcibly disappeared by marines on 3 August, was found dead on 3 October.

December 2, 2013

The office of Haitian LGBTI rights organization Kouraj was attacked by armed men who assaulted two members of the organization, ransacked the premises and stole sensitive personal information.

December 2, 2013

Frank Walls, a 46-year-old man who has been on death row in Florida for 25 years and has exhausted his ordinary appeals to the courts, is seeking commutation of his death sentence. If clemency is r...