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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August 16, 2013

Syrian artist Youssef Abdelke and his friend Adnan al-Dibs have been detained incommunicado since their arrest by Syrian security forces in Tartus on 18 July.

August 16, 2013

Thousands are at risk of execution in Pakistan as the new government is set to resume executions for the first time in five years.

August 16, 2013

A man illegally detained by Mexican marines on 3 August has not been seen since. Navy officials deny detaining him.

August 14, 2013

Venezuelan human rights defender Víctor Martínez is in danger, as the two men on trial for the murder of his son are free: one has escaped and the other was given parole.