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 19, 2015

Fourteen members of the Michaungkan community have been sentenced to six months in prison for taking part in peaceful protests. They are prisoners of conscience who must be immediately and uncondit...

January 22, 2015

Writer Htin Lin Oo has been detained and is facing imprisonment for making a speech criticizing the use of religion to promote discriminatory and extremist views. Amnesty International considers hi...

January 6, 2015

The protesters had participated in a peaceful demonstration against the shooting to death of a protester the week before. The four have been detained solely for the lawful exercise of their right t...

November 6, 2014

Two members of the Movement for Democracy Current Force (MDCF) have been given jail terms for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.