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 19, 2014

Activists in Samara, Russian Federation, received death threats after staging a protest against Russia’s military intervention in Crimea.

March 11, 2014

At least five people went missing after being held by armed men at a military check point in Armyansk, Ukraine, 3km into the Crimean peninsula.

March 7, 2014

Murat Kanatlı was released after completing a 10-day prison sentence for ‘noncompliance with the mobilization call.' He still faces two further charges under the same article of the law.

March 7, 2014

Following decisions by the Russian Federation Supreme Court, four asylum-seekers are still at risk of extradition from Russia to Kyrgyzstan.