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 6, 2013

The Egyptian authorities deported 41 Syrians and Palestinians from Syria to Turkey and Lebanon. The group had sought refuge after fleeing the armed conflict in Syria.

August 23, 2013

Colombian human rights defender Danilo Rueda received a death threat on August 22 in the capital, Bogotá. His life is in danger.

August 23, 2013

Armed men believed to be Colombian paramilitaries have threatened and apparently attempted to kill leaders of the families forcibly displaced from the Hacienda Bellacruz farm, who are campaigning t...

August 9, 2013

Roma families were evicted on 7 August and are now homeless. Neither the Tirana municipal authorities nor the government have done anything to assist them or provide them with alternative housing....