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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September 13, 2013

Cuban activist Iván Fernández Depestre was arrested on 30 July during a peaceful march, and has been on hunger strike since. He was sentenced on 2 August to three years imprisonment on politically...

September 13, 2013

Some 1,000 Palestinians living in the south of the occupied West Bank, nearly half of them children, are still facing forced eviction by the Israeli army; the Israeli High Court of Justice did not...

September 9, 2013

Two North Koreans who fled the country have been forcibly returned to North Korea, where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention, torture and possible death.

September 9, 2013

Bangladeshi opposition activist Anwarul Islam Masum, who is understood to have been taken from his home in Rajshahi by police officers on April 4, has been released.