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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March 18, 2014

Syrian pro-reform activist Amal Jamil Nasr was arrested on 2 March by men believed to be Military Intelligence agents.

March 7, 2014

Syrian man Mahmoud Saber Sabra was arrested for unknown reasons on 19 February by men in civilian clothing believed to be members of the Syrian security forces.

March 7, 2014

Following decisions by the Russian Federation Supreme Court, four asylum-seekers are still at risk of extradition from Russia to Kyrgyzstan.

January 20, 2014

Raif Badawi, a prisoner of conscience who recently had his conviction and sentence overturned, may face a new trial for charges related to “apostasy,” an “offense punishable by death.