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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June 6, 2013
Disappearances-whether abductions by criminal gangs or enforced disappearances involving public officials is shocking. There is impunity, people at risk and the fate of thousands of victims unknown.
May 22, 2013
Twenty six women were sexually assaulted during police operations in San Salvador Atenco. Call on the Mexican Government to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice.
May 8, 2013

Two women activists, both members of a human rights organization in Oaxaca State, southern
Mexico, are being threatened and harassed.

February 26, 2013

According to Ignacio Ochoa Plácido, on the morning of 18 February two unidentified men with guns forced their way into his car while he was at a petrol station.