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

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 24, 2015

Hussain Jawad was brought to the Public Prosecution on 21 February after six days in Criminal Investigations Directorate custody where he said he was tortured and otherwise ill-treated. He was forc...

February 19, 2015

A Bahraini court of appeal rejected a political opposition figure’s appeal against his prison sentence on 15 February. He was immediately taken to prison. He is a prisoner of conscience, jailed sol...

February 17, 2015

Ahmad Mshaima' has lost an appeal against his one-year prison sentence for “insulting the King of Bahrain”. He is a prisoner of conscience.