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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December 13, 2013

Brothers Khosro and Masoud Kordpour, both journalists from Iran’s Kurdish minority, were sentenced to prison terms of six years and three-and-a-half years after unfair trials.

December 13, 2013

Detained journalist Parviz Hashimli claims he has been tortured, yet the court fails to act.

December 6, 2013

Police officers closed the offices of Fundación Pachamama, an Ecuadorian NGO working on Indigenous Peoples and environmental rights.

December 2, 2013

The office of Haitian LGBTI rights organization Kouraj was attacked by armed men who assaulted two members of the organization, ransacked the premises and stole sensitive personal information.