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 26, 2014

The Barrios family have received further threats even though they should be protected in accordance with an Inter-American Court ruling. Ten members of their family have been murdered since 1998...

September 26, 2014

Peaceful activist Gebrail Moushe Kourie is to be tried by the Anti-Terrorism Court, which does not abide by international fair trial standards. There are concerns that he may have been tortured....

September 25, 2014

Activist Fernando Jiménez Gutiérrez, has been detained and is at risk of unfair trial. The charges against Mario Luna have been confirmed, and he has been committed to pre-trial detention.

September 25, 2014

Nine prisoners of conscience of Iran’s Gonabadi dervish religious minority began a hunger strike on 31 August. They are now critically ill.