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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December 2, 2013

Abdolreza Ghanbari and two others had their death sentences overturned. However, Mohsen and Ahmad Daneshpour Moghadam, are still at risk.

December 2, 2013

On 30 October Adam Sharief, lawyer and activist, was released from prison after spending over one month in detention without a charge.

December 2, 2013
Activist beaten and at risk of torture (FU 322/13)

In the evening of 28 November Alaa Abdel Fattah, was taken from his home and arrested in connection to the peaceful protest.

November 19, 2013

The seven abducted Iranian exiles are now known to be held by the Iraqi security forces at an unofficial detention facility. They are at risk of torture and other ill-treatments.