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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March 18, 2014

Syrian pro-reform activist Amal Jamil Nasr was arrested on 2 March by men believed to be Military Intelligence agents.

March 17, 2014

Yemen’s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of security guard Ahmed Omar al-Abbadi al-Markashi and returned his case to the Court of Appeal.

March 14, 2014

Two human rights lawyers have repeatedly suffered harassment and intimidation as a result of their work. A full investigation must be carried out and their safety guaranteed.

March 13, 2014

The whereabouts of Randy Vizcaíno González have been unknown since he was supposedly detained by the police on 13 December 2013 in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic.