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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December 15, 2014

Around 80 human rights defenders were named in a death threat delivered by the Black Eagles paramilitaries in the Memory, Peace and Reconciliation Center.

December 12, 2014

Indigenous leaders have been intimidated and harassed in reprisal for opposing the construction of a new wind farm in southern Mexico. There is fear they will face further threats.

December 4, 2014

Adivasi villagers fear further repercussions by the authorities after allegations by 25 people that they were beaten by police while protesting the arrests of other villagers on 26 November.

November 25, 2014

The Mexican authorities have yet to establish the whereabouts of 43 students who have been victims of enforced disappearance since 26 September.