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 25, 2014

Student activist Ali Abdul Jalil was beaten up by prison officers in Malaysia and is facing charges under the country’s draconian Sedition Act. He is a prisoner of conscience, at risk of further to...

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.

September 24, 2014

Syrian physicist Faten Rajab Fawaz, a prisoner of conscience, is awaiting trial before a Military Field Court, whose proceedings are grossly unfair.

September 23, 2014

Independent Azerbaijani journalist and human rights defender, Ilgar Nasibov, who was brutally attacked on 21 August, is himself accused of assault.