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 24, 2015

They were held after submitting an application for permission to visit her on 12 February, during which her brother held a sign declaring her innocence.

February 23, 2015

Legal amendments pending before Turkey’s Parliament, dubbed the “domestic security package” threaten human rights, including the prospect of increased arbitrary detention, excessive use of firearms...

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...

February 17, 2015
Activist Onur Kılıç was detained on 13 February for ‘insulting the President’ during a protest in January. He could face up to four years imprisonment if the prosecution proceeds and he is found guilt...