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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November 25, 2014

The Mexican authorities have yet to establish the whereabouts of 43 students who have been victims of enforced disappearance since 26 September.

November 20, 2014

Sam Mugumya is detained incommunicado by the army in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Ugandan government have accused him of planning a rebellion against them. He is at risk of torture.

November 20, 2014

Prisoner of conscience Mohammed al-Bajadi is being retried on the same charges for which he was sentenced to a four-year prison term in 2012. This retrial may well result in a harsher sentence.

November 20, 2014

At least 4 men, a 17-year-old boy, and 9 women have been arrested. They could face a life sentence. Amnesty International considers them to be prisoners of conscience.