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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December 18, 2014

An Israeli military court has convicted human rights defender Murad Shtewi of participating in and organizing protests against the closure of the main road to and from his village.He is a prisoner...

December 18, 2014

Jacqueline Montanez is serving a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for a crime committed when she was a child, a punishment which violates international law. The outgo...

December 18, 2014

11 people have been summoned for trial on 25 December under politically motivated charges relating to a protest on 15 July 2014. If convicted, they face up to 30 years’ imprisonment.

December 16, 2014

Salaheddin al-Tabbaa, who does voluntary work for the Red Crescent, has been subjected to enforced disappearance by the Syrian authorities. He was arrested, on 5 September 2014. He is at risk of to...