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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June 24, 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced 183 people to death on 21 June, after a grossly unfair trial.

April 30, 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced 37 people to death and 491 others to life in prison after a grossly unfair trial, in breach of international standards and Egyptian law.

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.

February 28, 2014

Security forces used excessive force to disperse homeless families from the rubble of their former homes, from which they were forcibly evicted on 18 February.