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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July 23, 2014

The anonymous detainee’s lawyers have been sent a copy of an order to open a criminal case against prison staff. More appeals will help to ensure the authorities pursue this complaint.

July 21, 2014

Former Uzbekistani parliamentarian Murad Dzhuraev, convicted and imprisoned after an unfair trial in 1995, is in urgent need of medical care. His prison sentence has been extended four times.

July 18, 2014

On 25 July Bhekithemba Makhubu, editor of Swaziland’s monthly news magazine The Nation and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko were entenced to two years in prison without the possibility of paying...

July 18, 2014

Eight Chin human rights defenders in Myanmar are facing imprisonment for peacefully protesting against impunity for sexual violence in Chin State.