Amnesty International USA welcomed Congressional renewal of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), an extension that will provide approximately $3.9 billion over the next five years to help combat domestic violence in this country. Read more. »
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Egypt: Release Five Activists (UA 294/15)
A Cairo appeal court confirmed on 27 January the two-year jail sentence imposed on five activists. The activists had been sentenced on 13 December on trumped-up charges.
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