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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September 25, 2014

Activist Fernando Jiménez Gutiérrez, has been detained and is at risk of unfair trial. The charges against Mario Luna have been confirmed, and he has been committed to pre-trial detention.

September 25, 2014

Nine prisoners of conscience of Iran’s Gonabadi dervish religious minority began a hunger strike on 31 August. They are now critically ill.

September 24, 2014

Syrian physicist Faten Rajab Fawaz, a prisoner of conscience, is awaiting trial before a Military Field Court, whose proceedings are grossly unfair.

September 23, 2014

At least nine men were detained in the United Arab Emirates between 13 August and 3 September. The authorities have not told the families where they are detained. The UAE has subjected them to enfo...