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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April 23, 2014

Ethnic Uighur, Abdukiram Abduveli, has been on hunger strike since February in protest against being given an additional five year prison sentence. He is in critical ill-health and in need of urgen...

April 17, 2014

The whereabouts of ‘Ali Sayed al-Shihabi remain unknown even though he has been confirmed to have been in the custody of the Syrian authorities.

April 17, 2014

On 11 April Carlos Mejía was stabbed to death in his home in El Progreso. He had been threatened in the past for working on projects for the promotion of human rights and social justice.

April 16, 2014

Iranian trade unionist Shahrokh Zamani, a prisoner of conscience, has ended a hunger strike after 38 days, which has left him in poor health.