The economic stimulus package the U.S. Congress recently approved includes hundreds of millions of dollars to fund the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Services. This victory is due in part because of AIUSA and the 2007 AIUSA report, Maze of Injustice: The Failure to Protect Indigenous Women from Sexual Violence in the USA.
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Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories: Release Khalida Jarrar on Bail (UA 81/15)
A military judge has ruled that Khalida Jarrar can be freed on bail, but then agreed to the Israeli military prosecution’s request to keep her in detention while they consider appealing. The judge noted that she could be placed in administrative detention, which allows for indefinite detention without charge.