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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

November 28, 2012

Antonio Rodiles, the national coordinator of a civil society initiative calling on the government to ratify international human rights treaties, was released on the afternoon of 26 November having spent 19 days in detention.

November 23, 2012

Six men were accused of "highway robbery" and were transferred to Malaz prison. All of them say they were beaten and forced to confess to the charges against them.

November 23, 2012

Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on 16 November. He had been arrested on 2 November for reportedly monitoring a gathering taking place and the police behavior towards protesters.

May 3, 2012

Five Egyptian men were arrested by military police on 7 March after participating in a strike protesting bad work conditions and lack of job security.