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 23, 2015

Legal amendments pending before Turkey’s Parliament, dubbed the “domestic security package” threaten human rights, including the prospect of increased arbitrary detention, excessive use of firearms...

February 17, 2015
Activist Onur Kılıç was detained on 13 February for ‘insulting the President’ during a protest in January. He could face up to four years imprisonment if the prosecution proceeds and he is found guilt...
October 23, 2014

95 refugees from Syria who had been unlawfully detained in Turkey since 5 October have been released. They must be given access to medical care and an investigation must be carried out into their u...

June 24, 2014

Lutfillah Tadjik, an asylum-seeker, died on 31 May following an alleged beating by a police officer. Other asylum-seekers who witnessed the assault are now at risk of being returned to Afghanistan....