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 3, 2013

Some 1,000 Palestinians living in the southern West Bank, nearly half of them children, are facing forced eviction; some of their buildings are already being demolished, and their movement is restr...

June 26, 2013

A 35-year-old Iraqi Kurd, Hazem Saber Ibrahim Qader, has been held incommunicado in Iraq’s Kurdistan region since 17 June, and is believed to be at risk of torture.

June 25, 2013

Eleven men sentenced to death in Iraq in 2010, are now known to have had their application for a retrial rejected. They could be executed at any time.

June 21, 2013

Suhaib Hassan Swaidan was arrested on May 23 while volunteering with an ambulance crew. His brother, Abdullah, was arrested on 9 May. Both have been held incommunicado since their arrests.