We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law the repeal of Connecticut's death penalty, making his state the 17th, and the 5th in the last 5 years, to do away with capital punishment.
More than 600 people forcibly evicted from their homes in Sabbangali, N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, have been offered compensation and allocated plots of land to rebuild their houses in another area of N’Djamena.
Khader Adnan, a Palestinian detainee who went on a hunger strike for 66 months, was finally released on 17 April after spending four months in detention without charge or trial in central Israel.