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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

February 22, 2013

On February 8, 2013 Mao Hengfeng was released to serve the rest of her term at home. She thanks everyone who campaigned on her behalf, and her husband believes she is home again due to the international and domestic calls for her release.

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.

June 5, 2012

Syrian human rights lawyer Abdullah al-Khalil, who represents political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, was released on 28 March after being detained and possibly beaten.

May 31, 2012

A lower court ordered Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja to be released after paying a fine along with fellow activist Ma’suma Sayyid Sharaf on 29 May.