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

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...

February 27, 2015

Iranian prisoner of conscience and painter, Atena Farghadani, has been on a hunger strike, protesting her detention, since 9 February and is now critically ill. She has been held for her peaceful a...

February 27, 2015

Three Bahraini men have been sentenced to death after an unfair trial, and another seven to life imprisonment in relation to the killing of three policemen. They have each had their nationality rev...

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...