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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Celia Ismalej and her 18-month-old son fled Guatemala and sought protection in the US. They have been held in immigration detention for more than eight months despite being eligible for release. They are suffering physically and emotionally as a result of their continued detention, which is in violation of international law and standards.