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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November 6, 2013

The son and mother of a Shanghai petitioner, Shen Yong, are under tight surveillance and at risk of torture and ill-treatment after Shen Yong was allegedly beaten to death by police in China.

October 22, 2013

Two houses in Beijing were destroyed without advance notice to residents, and an official warned the remaining residents that their houses will be demolished by 26 November 2013.

October 11, 2013

Yang Maodonga has been arbitrary detained for more than 65 days and is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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...