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 29, 2014

After an unfair trial he was convicted of attempted murder and possession of explosives. He is still on trial in separate cases.

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.