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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October 11, 2013

The Hamas administration executed Hani Abu Alian on 2 October in Gaza City, despite serious concerns about the fairness of his trial. Another man known only as “A.Z.G.” could be executed at any ti...

September 20, 2013

Pavel Selyun's appeal was turned down by the Supreme Court on 17 September. He had been sentenced to death on 12 June, and will now appeal to the President for clemency.

September 20, 2013

A 37-year-old pregnant woman, Nadia ‘Ali Yousef Saleh, has been detained without charge or trial in Bahrain since 30 May and was reportedly beaten upon her arrest. She is now eight months pregnant....

September 13, 2013

Five human rights defenders have been formally arrested on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order” in Jiangsu province, China. At least four of them say they have been tortured to...