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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Urge the U.S. Government to stop arming Israel
The US is the largest arms supplier to Israel. This includes weapons, munitions, police equipment and military training. The U.S. has a particular responsibility for how the weapons it provides are used.
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.