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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

January 2, 2013

Mohammad Mohammad 'Abdulnabi 'Abdulwasi was released without charge on the evening of 20 December 2012.

July 20, 2012

Action by Amnesty International has prompted the authorities in the Serbian city of Nis to supply drinking water to Roma families who were forcibly evicted from their homes in the capital Belgrade nearly three months ago.

August 26, 2011
A US trial court has transferred a murder trial involving a 13-year-old to juvenile court, avoiding a possible violation of international law.
August 25, 2011

On 23 August, a Pennsylvania trial court ordered the immediate transfer of Jordan Brown’s case to a juvenile court for trial. This decision removes the risk of 13-year-old Jordan Brown being sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Such a sentence, when imposed on anyone under 18 years old at the time of the crime, violates international law.