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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August 1, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened to kill human rights defenders Hernando Mejía López and David Espinoza in the northern Colombian city of Barrancabermeja.

July 30, 2013

Two international volunteers accompanying a Honduran community whose members are campaigning against a mining project were recently abducted. Although released, the safety of both the community and...

July 30, 2013

Raisa Radchenko was released from the psychiatric hospital on 26 July. More pressure is needed to ensure that a criminal investigation is carried out into her illegal subjection to psychiatric trea...

July 25, 2013

A human rights defender has been abducted and killed in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. His family and at least one of his colleagues are at risk.