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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March 6, 2015

Violence against women and girls is one of the world’s most pervasive human rights abuses with 1 out of every 3 women experiencing violence during her lifetime. The International Violence Against W...

March 6, 2015

Four of the 10 detained Libyan men were released without charge on 27 December 2014 from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and deported to Turkey. Six others, including dual nationals, are still detai...

March 6, 2015

Journalist Bob Rugurika was released on bail on 19 February 2015 after being detained for a month. The Bujumbura Court of Appeal ordered his provisional release on 18 February 2015 with his bail se...

March 5, 2015

Human rights activist Jaison C Cooper and Thushar Nirmal Sarathy were arrested on 30 January. They were denied bail on 3 March, and continue to be held in judicial custody.