Detained Student Activist Released!
Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was released on 29 January after three months of detention without charge. The conditions of her release and current legal status are unclear.
This is an amazing victory that will help end violence against women in the United States – ALL women, not just some.
Thanks to you, our ongoing campaign to secure the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan is marking a huge victory.
Two leaders of the Zimbabwean social justice movement Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) have been released from prison, and are due to appear in court on 12 December. They had been arrested in September, while attempting to join a peaceful march, and denied bail.