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.

Take Action Now

February 17, 2015

Iranian juvenile offender Saman Naseem was beaten to force him to make more TV “confessions” on 15 February. He is scheduled to be executed on 19 February for crimes he is accused of having committ...

February 13, 2015

An Egyptian court ordered the conditional release of journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed. The two prisoners of conscience were finally released after more than 400 days in detention. The ne...

February 12, 2015

The appeal hearing for Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has started after being sentenced to six months in prison for ‘publicly insulting official institutions’ on 20 January. If impriso...

February 11, 2015

Key eyewitnesses into the killings of two human rights defenders have been harassed in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Their lives could be at risk.