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 19, 2014

Activists in Samara, Russian Federation, received death threats after staging a protest against Russia’s military intervention in Crimea.

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.