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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December 11, 2014

Rafael Marques de Morais, a well-known journalist and human rights defender in Angola, is facing trial for defamation because he exposed alleged human rights abuses in his country.

June 3, 2014

Nine men, most of whom are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), face
being sent from Angola to the DRC where they could be tortured or sentenced to death.

April 4, 2014

Nine men face extradition to the DRC where they could be tortured or sentenced to death. They were arrested in Angola on suspicion of attempting to destabilize the government of the DRC.

August 24, 2012

António Alves Kamulingue and Isaías Sebastião Cassule have not been seen since they were abducted in the Angolan capital, Luanda, respectively on 27 and 29 May.