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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August 18, 2014

Three community activists in Mexico were threatened by members of a movement with close ties to the ruling political party. They were sharing information criticizing the municipal government.

August 18, 2014

Ibrahim El Sheikh, a leading member of the political opposition in Sudan, has been in detention since 8 June. His health is deteriorating and he is at risk of receiving the death penalty.

August 18, 2014

Since protests broke out in Syria in February 2011, thousands of suspected opponents of the government have been arbitrarily arrested and detained; many appear to have been subjected to enforced di...

August 18, 2014

The Gaza blockade is collective punishment of all 1.8 million Palestinians living in Gaza in clear violation of international law.