On August 7th Amnesty International held ceasefire vigils around the world to show solidarity with victims and survivors on both sides of the conflict between Israel and Hizbullah. Over 50 vigils were held in the U.S. alone! See the photos »
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Kimberly Rivera gives birth but stays in prison (FU 263/12)
Prisoner of conscience Kimberly Rivera has had her clemency request rejected, though she has recently given birth.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.