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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February 24, 2015

Hussain Jawad was brought to the Public Prosecution on 21 February after six days in Criminal Investigations Directorate custody where he said he was tortured and otherwise ill-treated. He was forc...

February 24, 2015

On 23 February, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued a stay of execution in the case of Rodney Reed, who was due to be put to death on 5 March for a murder in 1996 which he has consistently s...

February 24, 2015

They were held after submitting an application for permission to visit her on 12 February, during which her brother held a sign declaring her innocence.

February 23, 2015

Legal amendments pending before Turkey’s Parliament, dubbed the “domestic security package” threaten human rights, including the prospect of increased arbitrary detention, excessive use of firearms...