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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June 14, 2013

Bangladeshi opposition activist Anwarul Islam Masum was allegedly abducted by police officers on 4 April. The police deny it. He is at risk of torture or extrajudicial execution.

June 13, 2013

Dr. Cu Huy Ha Vu has been on hunger strike since 27 May in protest at his treatment in prison. He is serving a seven-year sentence for “conducting propaganda” against the state. His health is at ri...

June 4, 2013

A new law adopted by the Papua New Guinea parliament increases the scope of the death penalty and number of execution methods. concern rises about the fate of at least 10 prisoners under sentence o...

June 3, 2013

Nazrul Islam, was allegedly abducted on 12 April from his home in Bangladesh and is at risk of torture and extra-judicial execution.