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 11, 2013

Syrian 16-year-old Ahmed Ismael al-‘Akkad should have been brought before a juvenile criminal court in mid-June, but was not presented to court. He has been held incommunicado since 20 November 201...

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.

May 20, 2013

Medical student Sameeh Bahrah, aged 26, has been held incommunicado at an unknown
location, since his arrest on 30 April 2013. His father Bassam Bahrah is also missing.

March 15, 2013

There are fears for three Syrian opposition activists held in conditions amounting to enforced
disappearance for nearly six months after being arrested in Damascus.