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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February 12, 2015

The appeal hearing for Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has started after being sentenced to six months in prison for ‘publicly insulting official institutions’ on 20 January. If impriso...

February 11, 2015

Lawyers for Albert Woodfox, held since 1972 in solitary confinement, have filed for bail after the court denied state request for further review. The state must stop its ‘campaign of vengeance’ aga...

February 10, 2015

Celestino Okenve, Antonio Nguema and Miguel Mbomio were released unconditionally from police detention on 30 January 2015.

February 6, 2015

Two pastors were arrested by Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) agents in Khartoum, Sudan. They are being detained incommunicado and are at risk of torture or ill-treatment...