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 13, 2013

Three Honduran indigenous leaders face unfounded charges in relation to their actions as human rights defenders. If they are imprisoned, Amnesty International will consider them prisoners of consci...

September 13, 2013

Sudanese Christian woman and NGO worker Salwa Fahmi Suleiman Gireis, who was arrested by the National Security Service in February 2013, was released from prison on 2 April 2013.

August 28, 2013

Writer and humanitarian worker Jean Laokole was released on 19 August after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence from the N’Djamena High Court. His lawyer appealed against the decision...

August 28, 2013

A psychiatrist working in Belarus, Igor Postnov, has been forcibly detained and treated in the hospital where he works following his outspoken criticism of the health care system in Vitebsk, a city...