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 22, 2015

Writer Htin Lin Oo has been detained and is facing imprisonment for making a speech criticizing the use of religion to promote discriminatory and extremist views. Amnesty International considers hi...

January 21, 2015

A Tatar rights activist was arrested on charges of “instigating hatred” for criticizing the Russian government’s policies towards Ukraine on the social network VKontakte. He is currently in pre-tri...

January 21, 2015

The State of Georgia has set an execution date for Warren Hill. All experts who have assessed him agree that he has intellectual disability, which would render his execution unconstitutional. He is...

January 21, 2015

Film director Ines Ben Othman, sentenced to two months’ imprisonment on 7 January, was released on 16 January.