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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June 2, 2014

27-year-old Meriam Yehya Ibrahim was eight months pregnant when she appeared before a court in May on charges of 'apostasy' and 'adultery'. When she refused to renounce her Christian faith, the jud...

May 28, 2014

Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi was sentenced to death after an unfair trial in 2011. His confession was obtained under torture, but still used as evidence against him. He could be executed at any time...

May 27, 2014

Michael Zack, a 45-year-old man on death row in Florida who has exhausted his ordinary court
appeals, is seeking executive commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment.

May 14, 2014

Mogilev Regional Court has confirmed that another death-row prisoner has been executed in Belarus. At least two men remain on death row at imminent risk of execution.