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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June 11, 2014

Mordechai Vanunu, former nuclear plant technician jailed for 18 years for revealing details of Israel’s nuclear arsenal to a British newspaper in 1986, is being punished after serving his full sent...

June 11, 2014

Prominent human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been in detention since 6 May. His assistant and niece, Qu Zhenhong, has also been detained. Four other detained activists were released on bail 5 June...

May 28, 2014

Journalist Serhiy Shapoval was released on 18 May and has returned to his family. At least three hostages remain: theater producer Pavlo Yurov, his colleague Denis Grishchuk and student Igor Oprya....

May 26, 2014

Arbitrary detentions and sweeping restrictions continue throughout Thailand following the imposition of martial law on 20 May. Authorities are initiating prosecutions of civilians in military court...