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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January 13, 2014

Activists Ahmed Maher and Mohamed Adel, and blogger Ahmed Douma, are facing three years in prison for breaking Egypt’s repressive new protest law.

December 20, 2013

Two Bahraini boys, Jehad Nabeel al-Samee’ and ‘Abdullah Yousif al-Bahraini, are being held for investigation. They are accused of “attacking police with stones” and “illegal gathering and rioting”....

December 6, 2013

Police officers closed the offices of Fundación Pachamama, an Ecuadorian NGO working on Indigenous Peoples and environmental rights.

December 6, 2013

Khaled al-Junaidi, was released without charge on 27 November. He had been detained since 6 November, possibly as a result of his peaceful political activism.