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 18, 2014

Community leader U Sein Than has received four further sentences for participating in a series of peaceful protests. He now faces two years’ imprisonment.

September 18, 2014

Iranian juvenile offender Saman Naseem has been convicted of taking part in armed activities against the state and killing a member of the Revolutionary Guards. He could be executed at any time....

September 17, 2014

Opposition politicians, human rights activists, lawyers, students, and many more are at risk of arbitrary arrest and imprisonment after an alarming rise in the use of the draconian Sedition Act....

September 16, 2014

25-year-old Iranian-British national, Ghoncheh Ghavami, was arrested on June 30 for peacefully protesting against Iran’s ban on women being present in sport stadiums. She is a prisoner of conscienc...