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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

May 8, 2012

After being jailed for leading a seven-year campaign against the forcible land acquisition for a $12b steel plant, Abhay Sahoo was released on bail in early April. h

May 8, 2012

Faisal Mohammed Saleh, a prominent Sudanese journalist who faced harassment by the security services, was acquitted on 31 May of charges of non-compliance with a public agent.

May 3, 2012

Five Egyptian men were arrested by military police on 7 March after participating in a strike protesting bad work conditions and lack of job security.

May 1, 2012

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