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 21, 2014

Iranian graduate student Hamid Babaei, serving a six-year sentence for “acting against national security by communicating with hostile governments.” His wife is also at risk of arrest.

February 14, 2014

Deposed president Mohamed Morsi and five of aides will stand trial on 16 February on charges of “spying”. If convicted, they may face the death penalty. At least two men do not have access to lawye...

February 8, 2014

High-school student Khaled Mohamed Bakara was released on bail of LE500 (US$72) by the Public Prosecution on 22 December 2013, his lawyer has told Amnesty International.

January 24, 2014

Iraqi’s president has ratified hundreds of death sentences. Two men, ‘Abdullah al-Qahtani & Safa Ahmad ‘Abul’aziz ‘Abdullah, could be executed any day for confessing to crimes after alleged tor...