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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September 29, 2014

After an unfair trial he was convicted of attempted murder and possession of explosives. He is still on trial in separate cases.

September 26, 2014

Peaceful activist Gebrail Moushe Kourie is to be tried by the Anti-Terrorism Court, which does not abide by international fair trial standards. There are concerns that he may have been tortured....

September 24, 2014

Syrian physicist Faten Rajab Fawaz, a prisoner of conscience, is awaiting trial before a Military Field Court, whose proceedings are grossly unfair.

September 23, 2014

At least nine men were detained in the United Arab Emirates between 13 August and 3 September. The authorities have not told the families where they are detained. The UAE has subjected them to enfo...