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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October 3, 2014

Blasphemy prisoner Mohammad Asghar has been shot and wounded by a prison guard in Pakistan. He is recovering in a hospital, but his lawyers fear he is still in danger of being killed.

September 18, 2014

Iranian juvenile offender Saman Naseem has been convicted of taking part in armed activities against the state and killing a member of the Revolutionary Guards. He could be executed at any time....

September 4, 2014

Earl Ringo is due to be executed in Missouri on September 10 for two murders committed in 1998. His lawyers are calling on the governor to initiate an inquiry into the role of race in his case.

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.