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 20, 2014

He was released on bail on 14 November, after 11 days detained without charge in a maximum security prison. He is a prisoner of conscience, arrested solely for exercising his right to freedom of ex...

September 16, 2014

If signed, a new Criminal Code amendment in Gambia would increase the punishment for "aggravated homosexuality" to life in prison.

August 18, 2014

Ibrahim El Sheikh, a leading member of the political opposition in Sudan, has been in detention since 8 June. His health is deteriorating and he is at risk of receiving the death penalty.

July 31, 2014

Demand that those suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Central African Republic be investigated and held accountable for their crimes under international law.