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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CALL FOR RACE INQUIRY AS MISSOURI EXECUTION NEARS (UA 220/14)
Earl Ringo is due to be executed in Missouri on September 10 for two murders committed in 1998. His lawyers are calling on the governor to initiate an inquiry into the role of race in his case.
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.