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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September 13, 2013

Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was acquitted by an Appeal Court in Manama on 12 September of the charge of “spreading false news with the intention of causing damage to stat...

September 13, 2013

‘Ali Hatem ‘Ali Salman, a Bahraini boy aged 14, was released on bail on 10 September. The Juvenile Prosecution is still investigating his case.

September 6, 2013

Bahraini boy Ali Hatem Ali Salman, 14, was arrested on Aug. 26 and reportedly tortured and otherwise ill-treated during interrogation to “confess” to rioting.

August 22, 2013

A 13-year-old Bahraini boy, Salman Mahdi Salman, was arrested on August 21. He is held in a juvenile detention center but is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.