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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June 24, 2014

Lutfillah Tadjik, an asylum-seeker, died on 31 May following an alleged beating by a police officer. Other asylum-seekers who witnessed the assault are now at risk of being returned to Afghanistan....

June 24, 2014

Human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar’s safety is at risk following death threats. No action has been taken by the authorities to ensure her safety and that of her organization.

June 23, 2014

A leader of a community-based organization was arrested on 17 June and reportedly beaten and threatened while in custody. He has been denied access to his lawyer and is at risk of ill-treatment....

June 20, 2014

Four Sunni men have again been on hunger strike since 13 June in fear of their imminent execution.