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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November 7, 2014

Women’s rights activist Ghada Jamsheer was arrested on 15 September on 10 charges of “defamation via her Twitter account”. She is a prisoner of conscience.

November 7, 2014

The resettlement of twenty-four Roma households at the Belvil settlement in Belgrade has been postponed again. The families have not been meaningfully consulted and lack crucial information.

November 6, 2014

Two members of the Movement for Democracy Current Force (MDCF) have been given jail terms for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

November 6, 2014

The number could be much higher. They were allegedly killed by off-duty military police officers. There are indications that the killings happened in retaliation after a police officer was shot dea...