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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February 6, 2015

Two pastors were arrested by Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) agents in Khartoum, Sudan. They are being detained incommunicado and are at risk of torture or ill-treatment...

February 4, 2015

Senator John McCain, a former POW, has long said Guantanamo must close. So why is he now leading the charge to keep Guantanamo open forever? Tell McCain: Don't turn your back on human rights.

February 2, 2015

Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was released on 29 January after three months of detention without charge. The conditions of her release and current legal status are unclear.

January 30, 2015

Police detained five gunmen who had been patrolling the quilombo community. Families were being threatened and intimidated by a local rancher who hired at least one gunman to try to push the quilom...