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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January 11, 2014

The health of jailed Iranian blogger Mohammad Reza Pourshajari, a prisoner of conscience, is worsening.

January 10, 2014

Qatari medical doctor Mahmoud al-Jaidah, who is facing an unfair trial in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been ill-treated in prison.

January 6, 2014

Despite some improvements, refugees & migrants crossing the Bulgarian-Turkish border still face wholly inadequate living conditions. Many are fleeing the Syrian conflict.

January 2, 2014

Five migrant workers on death row in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are facing execution by firing squad on 12 January. At least one of the men did not receive a fair trial.