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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

January 6, 2012

37-year-old businessman Yassin Ziadeh was arrested by members of the Syrian Air Force Intelligence on 30 August 2011 in Daraya, near the Syrian capital of Damascus. Yassin Ziadeh was released without charge and his family remains unclear about the reasons for both his arrest and release.

January 6, 2012

Somali national Boqor Osman Mohamoud was released on 5 January and has been reunited with his relatives.

October 14, 2011
Three prisoners of conscience for whom Amnesty International has campaigned for years have been released.