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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May 22, 2013
Recently, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act became law. It will help ensure medical treatment and compensation for 9/11 responders and other survivors. Urge Congress to it fully.
May 20, 2013

Human rights defenders working with forcibly displaced people in Barrancabermeja, Northern
Colombia, received three death threats from paramilitaries on 13 and 14 May.

May 20, 2013

Medical student Sameeh Bahrah, aged 26, has been held incommunicado at an unknown
location, since his arrest on 30 April 2013. His father Bassam Bahrah is also missing.

May 20, 2013
Prisoner of conscience Eskinder Nega is serving an 18 year sentence for his legitimate work as a journalist. Call on the Ethiopian authorities to free Eskinder and respect freedom of expression.