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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January 29, 2015

An Omani human rights activist on hunger strike was transferred to the capital on 26 January, despite his deteriorating health. The next day he was taken to court, on a hospital stretcher, charged...

May 16, 2014

Four men held without charge in Oman are unable to contact their families and have been denied access to lawyers. They are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

August 23, 2013

Detained Omani activist Sultan al-Saadi was released without charge on 20 August. He had been ill-treated in detention and not allowed access to his lawyer or family.

August 5, 2013

Activist Sultan al-Saadi is being held in an undisclosed location in Oman. He has been denied access to his lawyer, and is at risk of ill-treatment and prolonged arbitrary detention. He may be a pr...