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 27, 2015

Mahmoud Abu Zied, known as Shawkan, has been questioned about a letter he wrote from his cell, which was later posted on Facebook. He has now been detained without charge or trial for over 18 month...

February 26, 2015

Louay Hussein was released on bail on 25 February.

February 13, 2015

An Egyptian court ordered the conditional release of journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed. The two prisoners of conscience were finally released after more than 400 days in detention. The ne...

February 4, 2015

Four journalists have been harassed and received death threats in the Dominican Republic as the result of their advocacy for the respect of the rights of Dominicans of Haitian descent.