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 23, 2013

Qatar’s highest court has upheld the conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a poet and prisoner of conscience whose poetry was deemed offensive to the state and its ruler.

October 18, 2013

Hundreds of people left homeless after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti are the victims of an ongoing violent campaignto forcibly evict them from their makeshift shelters.

October 17, 2013

Fa’eq ‘Ali Asa’d, who has not been seen since 7 October, suffers from kidney problems and it is not clear whether he has access to medical attention.

October 11, 2013

The Hamas administration executed Hani Abu Alian on 2 October in Gaza City, despite serious concerns about the fairness of his trial. Another man known only as “A.Z.G.” could be executed at any ti...