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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November 14, 2014

Seven women housing rights defenders have been sentenced to a year in jail after a street protest. Three more women and a Buddhist monk were also sentenced to one year’s imprisonment after protesti...

November 14, 2014

Human rights defender Intigam Aliev's health is rapidly deteriorating due to a lack of adequate medical care in the detention facility. Authorities have removed 4 of the 5 lawyers working on his ca...

November 6, 2014

Two members of the Movement for Democracy Current Force (MDCF) have been given jail terms for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

October 24, 2014

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi, sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2010, has had her appeal rejected by the Lahore High Court of Appeal.