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 6, 2014

Two members of the Movement for Democracy Current Force (MDCF) have been given jail terms for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

November 5, 2014

The deadline for NGOs to register under the draconian Law on Associations (Law 84 of 2002) is now 10 November. NGOs not registered after then will face the threat of “accountability” measures.

October 17, 2014

They are prisoners of conscience, detained solely for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression.

October 9, 2014

Former prisoner of conscience Arash Sadeghi has been held in Tehran’s Evin Prison since 6 September. He is believed to be in solitary confinement without access to a lawyer. He has yet to be charge...