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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July 30, 2013

Raisa Radchenko was released from the psychiatric hospital on 26 July. More pressure is needed to ensure that a criminal investigation is carried out into her illegal subjection to psychiatric trea...

July 29, 2013

Hassan Mshaima’, one of the 13 jailed prominent Bahraini opposition activists, told his family that he has been denied urgent medical treatment. He is a prisoner of conscience.

July 22, 2013

Six human rights defenders are detained in eastern China, on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order”. They are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

July 19, 2013

Xu Zhiyong, a legal scholar and activist, has been detained on suspicion of “gathering a crowd to disturb social order”. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.