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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October 25, 2012

On 11 October, the National Coordination of Displaced People received a death threat from the paramilitary group Anti Land Restitution Army.

October 25, 2012

Karla Zelaya, a human rights defender, was abducted for three hours. She was tortured, threatened and interrogated about her work.

October 25, 2012

After a woman known as “Mery” took medicine to induce abortion, she sought assistance at a hospital & was promptly arrested. Authorities are now denying access to medical treatment and legal c...

October 15, 2012

Forty-year-old Bobby Hines is due to be executed in Texas on 24 October for a murder committed when he was 19. His jury heard no expert evidence on the impacts of his severely abusive childhood....