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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United Arab Emirates: Drop Charges Against Amina, Waleed, Moza and Mos’ab ‘Abdouli (UA 125/16)
On 27 June Amina ‘Abdouli and her brother Mos’ab ‘Abdouli appeared before the Supreme Federal Court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The court set 19 September for their next trial hearing. Their eldest brother Waleed ‘Abdouli was released on 14 March and their youngest sister Moza ‘Abdouli was acquitted on 30 May.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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