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

Journalist and human rights activist Prashant Rahi was arrested on 1 September 2013 on suspicion of having links with a banned organization. He is being held in police custody in Aheri, Maharashtra...

September 6, 2013

Iranian prisoner of conscience and blogger, Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, is still in critical condition in Tehran’s Evin Prison after ending his hunger strike.

August 29, 2013

Iranian prisoner of conscience Hossein Ronaghi Maleki and his mother are on hunger strike to protest against the conditions of political prisoners. Maleki's health is deteriorating rapidly and he n...

August 28, 2013

Writer and humanitarian worker Jean Laokole was released on 19 August after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence from the N’Djamena High Court. His lawyer appealed against the decision...