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 7, 2014

Two prominent Saudi prisoners of conscience have been on hunger strike since 3 March in protest at their deteriorating prison conditions.

February 21, 2014

Iranian graduate student Hamid Babaei, serving a six-year sentence for “acting against national security by communicating with hostile governments.” His wife is also at risk of arrest.

February 17, 2014

Prisoner of Conscience Liu Xia was diagnosed with a heart condition after a heart attack. She can’t receive the treatment she needs and there are increasing fears for her physical and mental health...

February 10, 2014

Colombia’s armed conflict continues to affect members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, as guerillas and the armed forces continue to threaten its members.