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Victory
February 28, 2013

We Did It! A Victory for VAWA

Great news! Congress passes a real Violence Against Women Act that will help protect ALL women from violence.

Recent Victories

May 18, 2012

Turkish journalists Adem Özköse and Hamit Coskun arrived back in Turkey on 13 May after being detained in Syria for two months.

April 17, 2012

Halil Savda, who has regularly spoken out publicly against compulsory military service, had been in prison since 24 February 2012, serving a 100 day sentence for "alienating the public from military service". He was held hundreds of kilometres from his home, in the Doğubeyazıt district of the province of Ağrı in eastern Turkey.

July 7, 2011
A court has found in favour of a Jehovah's Witness in Armenia who received a prison sentence for refusing to do military service.
June 10, 2010
Conscientious objector Enver Aydemir was freed on June 8th, after a medical report concluded that he had an "antisocial...