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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

September 25, 2013

Amnesty International welcomed the release last week of prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. She was a prisoner of conscience and the subject of sustained activism by Amnesty International members and partners since her arrest in 2010.

November 1, 2011

Farzad Haghshenas, an environmental activist and member of the NGO, Sabzchia (The Green Mountain Society), was released on bail on 1 October.

October 13, 2011

Farzad Haghshenas, an environmental activist and member of the NGO, Sabzchia (The Green Mountain Society), was released on bail on 1 October.

September 27, 2011
Prisoner of conscience Mohammad Pour Abdollah was released from Ghezel Hesar Prison in Karaj, west of Tehran, on 27 August 2011 where he had been serving a three-year sentence. He was released following a pardon by the Supreme Leader.