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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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August 8, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened scores of trade unionists, many of whom are in labor negotiations, as well as human rights defenders and other organizations in Colombia.

August 7, 2013

Paramilitaries are planning to kill members of a Colombian human rights NGO and community leaders from the Curvaradó and Jiguamiandó River Basin. One attack has failed, but others are being prepare...

August 5, 2013

Two peasant farmer leaders have been killed in the municipality of Tierralta, northern Colombia. There are fears for the safety of peasant farmers living in the area.

August 2, 2013

A coordinator of the migrants’ shelter All for Them (Todos por Ellos) and others at the shelter
in Tapachula, Chiapas State, southwest Mexico were threatened with death by a gang member.