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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July 18, 2014

Chechen detainee Timur Tangiyev attempted suicide on 15 July to demand justice and complain at ill-treatment.

June 25, 2014

This is the third attempt to brand Coming Out as a “foreign agent”. The organization is unequivocally against this label and is fighting back in the courts.

June 17, 2014

An appeal by eight Bolotnaya protesters will be heard by Moscow City Court on 19 June. All of them are victims of a politically motivated trial. All seven behind bars shall be released.

May 30, 2014

There are grave concerns for two abducted asylum seekers, as it is feared that they have been forcibly returned to Uzbekistan and are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.