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 4, 2013

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was reportedly put into a car to be transferred to another penal colony, but her whereabouts remain unknown. There are serious concerns regarding her safety and well being....

August 22, 2013

Farid Murtazin has received assurances from the Bar Association that his advocate's license will not be withdrawn.

August 19, 2013

Russian lawyer Farid Murtazin could be stripped off his advocate status following a complaint from the Investigation Committee, though he denies the allegations.

June 21, 2013

A lawyer in Karachaevo-Cherkessia (North Caucasus, Russia) is being unlawfully denied access to a client held incommunicado, and is receiving threats.