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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September 2, 2014

Prominent campesino leader Margarita Murillo was shot dead on August 27. She worked to defend the rights and living standards of peasant farmworkers for more than 40 years. Now others may be at ris...

August 29, 2014

Israel & Hamas reached a ceasefire on August 26, ending a 50 day conflict. The need for justice for civilians on both sides is urgent, as is the need for Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza...

August 26, 2014

Interrogators at Tehran’s Evin Prison threatened Mohammad Ali Taheri with death. He has been held in solitary confinement for three years, imprisoned for his spiritual beliefs and practices.

August 22, 2014

Thousands of Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip are under threat from indiscriminate, attacks by Israeli forces. Israeli civilians are at risk from indiscriminate attacks by Palestinian forces...