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 21, 2014

Five supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were arrested on 25 February. They are now being tried by a military court and have been tortured and ill-treated in custody.

March 20, 2014
President Obama: Bring a female Secret Service driver with you to Saudi Arabia, where women are banned from driving. Stand up for human rights in your meetings with King Abdullah.
March 19, 2014

Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer Maryam Haid was arrested on 13 January in Damascus. She was later shown “confessing” on a program on a pro-government TV channel.

March 17, 2014

Yemen’s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of security guard Ahmed Omar al-Abbadi al-Markashi and returned his case to the Court of Appeal.