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 13, 2015

Without proper medical treatment, the health of opposition leaders Farouk Abu Issa and
Dr Amin Maki Madani has been deteriorating. They are prisoners of conscience.

February 12, 2015

At least 27 people remain behind bars in China after showing support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Nine people have not been given access to their lawyers, the whereabouts of four ar...

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...