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 8, 2013

A supporter of the main opposition candidate in the recent Venezuelan presidential elections, was detained for involvement in protests.

May 2, 2013

Honduran journalist Héctor Longino Becerra, a human rights defender, has been phoned by a
man who threatened to murder him and his family.

March 27, 2013

DISPLACED FAMILIES FACE FORCED EVICTION IN HAITI
Hundreds of families who were left homeless after the January 2010 earthquake face imminent forced eviction from their makeshift camp.

March 19, 2013

Four Xinca indigenous leaders were kidnapped after participating in a public meeting. One was killed; the other three
survived the attack.