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 20, 2014

Political activist Obaid Yousef al-Zaabi has been detained in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 23 June, despite being acquitted that day by the Federal Supreme Court.

May 12, 2014

Human rights lawyer Dr Mohammed al-Roken, a prisoner of conscience, is now being held in solitary confinement incommunicado. He may be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

January 10, 2014

Qatari medical doctor Mahmoud al-Jaidah, who is facing an unfair trial in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been ill-treated in prison.

January 2, 2014

Five migrant workers on death row in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are facing execution by firing squad on 12 January. At least one of the men did not receive a fair trial.