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

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...

February 27, 2015

Seventy-five refugees from Syria, including 15 children, have been detained in an Egyptian police station since November 2014. At least 30 of them have been on hunger strike since mid-February in p...

February 13, 2015

Without proper medical treatment, the health of opposition leaders Farouk Abu Issa and
Dr Amin Maki Madani has been deteriorating. They are prisoners of conscience.

February 10, 2015

Celestino Okenve, Antonio Nguema and Miguel Mbomio were released unconditionally from police detention on 30 January 2015.