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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Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Bring Khalida Jarrar's Trial Promptly (UA 81/15)
Khalida Jarrar’s trial, before an Israeli military court, began on 25 August. Two witnesses for the prosecution retracted their statements, claiming the Israeli authorities had obtained them under duress.
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