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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February 17, 2015

Iranian juvenile offender Saman Naseem was beaten to force him to make more TV “confessions” on 15 February. He is scheduled to be executed on 19 February for crimes he is accused of having committ...

February 17, 2015

Saudi Arabian prisoner of conscience Issa al-Nukheifi is in urgent need of medical attention. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

February 13, 2015

An Egyptian court ordered the conditional release of journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed. The two prisoners of conscience were finally released after more than 400 days in detention. The ne...

February 13, 2015

Raif Badawi was scheduled to be flogged in public on 6 and 13 February, but he was spared, without explanation. He is a prisoner of conscience, serving a sentence of 10 years in jail and 1,000 lash...