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 17, 2013

Three Yemeni men are at risk of imminent execution in the coming week after local authorities informed them and their families that they have received orders to carry out their executions.

May 17, 2013

102 of the 166 detainees in the US naval base at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba are on hunger strike, with 30 being “tube fed”.

May 13, 2013

The daughter of Ingrid Vergara, a prominent Colombian human rights defender, received a
text message telling her that her mother had been killed.

May 10, 2013

Journalist Rovshen Yazmuhamedov, was detained in Turkmenistan by local police. He may have been targeted because of his work, putting him in grave risk of torture.