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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May 20, 2013

Human rights defenders working with forcibly displaced people in Barrancabermeja, Northern
Colombia, received three death threats from paramilitaries on 13 and 14 May.

May 13, 2013

The daughter of Ingrid Vergara, a prominent Colombian human rights defender, received a
text message telling her that her mother had been killed.

May 8, 2013

Two women activists, both members of a human rights organization in Oaxaca State, southern
Mexico, are being threatened and harassed.

March 27, 2013

Chinese prisoner of conscience Zhu Chengzhi returned home on 20 March but continues to be held under “residential surveillance”.