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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August 1, 2013

Paramilitaries have threatened to kill human rights defenders Hernando Mejía López and David Espinoza in the northern Colombian city of Barrancabermeja.

July 25, 2013

Colombian trade union leader Hector Sanchez received a death threat on 16 July. In a separate incident, information was stolen from an NGO in the capital, Bogota.

July 24, 2013

A threat was made at the home of Rocio Campos a day after paramilitaries left a death threat at the home of Elizardo Badillo against him and other members of the human rights movement of Barrancabe...

July 9, 2013

Colombian human rights defenders Diego Martínez and Jeison Paba have received an email threatening to kill them and their families, while they were participating in an event in the municipality La...