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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 10, 2015

Celestino Okenve, Antonio Nguema and Miguel Mbomio were released unconditionally from police detention on 30 January 2015.

February 2, 2015

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.

June 5, 2012

Andrés Carrión Álvarez, a government critic from Cuba, was released from prison after being charged with public disorder.

May 15, 2012

Six Tunisian activists, accused of treason for organizing and attending a lecture, have been released on bail and given lesser charges.