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 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...

November 20, 2013
The International Violence Against Women Act makes ending violence against women around the world a top priority for the U.S. Government. Ask your Members of Congress to cosponsor the bill today!
November 18, 2013

Sixty families from two rural communities in the state of Maranhão, northeast Brazil, were left homeless and landless after being forcibly evicted by Maranhão police.

November 12, 2013

Social activist Adela Gómez Martínez has been released from prison after 64 days in detention. Her partner and fellow activist, Noé Hernández Caballero, remains in custody.