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Chemical Weapons Must Never Be Used Again

By ACLJ.org1491426911579

The world woke up on Tuesday to horrifying images and news out of Syria. Syrian government planes carried out chemical weapon attacks on its own civilians, killing at least 70 men, women, and children in Idlib. At least another 100 continue to be treated in hospitals. While the Syrian military...

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Fidel Castro’s Death Response By Obama Admin

By Harry G. Hutchison1480450183886

The Obama Administration continues to engage in a preposterous pattern of behavior, which undermines respect for the rule of law, international human rights, and freedom everywhere. Responding to the death of Fidel Castro, a dictator who killed thousands, tortured and imprisoned many others, and...

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Another Hero Ejected from Military

By ACLJ.org1473259773832

This should not be a continuing problem in the United States of America, and yet it’s happening once again. Another American military hero is facing ejection from the Armed Services simply for doing what is right – trying to stop sexual abuse by Afghan police commanders and protect U.S. soldiers. A...

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Defend Hero Maj. Brezler & Expose Evil

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Another hero is being ejected from the military for doing what is right. Major Jason Brezler – a Marine – sent a dire warning to fellow soldiers in Afghanistan about a corrupt Afghan police chief who...

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ACLJ Sends Letter to Kenyan Ambassador

By ACLJ.org1470940039194

When police officers in Kenya wrongfully shot Josephat Mwenda, Christian human rights attorney Willie Kimani joined Josephat’s case to ensure that justice would prevail in the face of corrupt police power. But justice did not prevail for Mwenda. While leaving a hearing related to the case, the...

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The MARTLAND Act: Combating Child Torture

By ACLJ.org1468250867662

Many of you joined with us in advocating for the reinstatement of Sergeant First Class Charles Martland , an American hero who was facing expulsion from the military for intervening on behalf of an Afghan boy who was being sexually abused by an Afghan Commander. Fortunately, your voices were heard...

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Victory at the Georgia Supreme Court

By Jay Sekulow1467832049425

Recognizing our duty to protect all young children from harm, we stood with the State of Georgia and won a significant victory protecting children from online sexual exploitation. Earlier this year, I was appointed as a Special District Attorney for the State of Georgia, and represented the State...

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Time for the Military to Fight Sexual Abuse

By ACLJ.org1466541706243

It’s pure evil. Young boys dress up like women and are forced to dance for older men. The boys are then auctioned off as sex slaves to the highest bidder – forced to endure years of rape, sexual abuse, and slavery at the hands of their masters. And now, the latest reports reveal that the Taliban...

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Testifying at U.N. Defending Kenyan Girls

By ACLJ.org1466446578495

We just delivered a critical oral intervention at the United Nations (U.N.) on behalf of Kenyan girls being forced into horrific child marriages. As we continue fighting in Kenyan communities and courts to save young girls enslaved as child brides, we are taking the plight of the persecuted...

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Defending Child Brides in Kenyan Court

By ACLJ.org1465498653762

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” - Edmund Burke The girls of Samburu County have seen this first hand. But thanks to a group of courageous Kenyans and our colleagues at the East African Centre for Law & Justice (EACLJ), good men and women are rising up...

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Fighting to Protect Young Kenyan Girls

By ACLJ.org1464722020168

When our team of attorneys on the ground in Kenya heard of the imminent danger of young girls in the Samburu region, they raced to the northern Kenyan county to assist in their rescue. Our team learned that girls in this tribe as young as six years old were forced to marry men as old as their...

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Saving Young Kenyan Girls

By ACLJ.org1463407714186

Little girls should spend their days playing, dreaming and learning. Yet little girls in Samburu, a county in northern Kenya, are being robbed of their childhood and ultimately their future. At the tender age of 10, and sadly sometimes even younger, a Samburu girl is prepared for forced marriage to...

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Stop Sexual Enslavement of Kenyan Girls

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Young Kenyan girls are being sexually enslaved. Girls – as young as ten – are married off to much older men as child brides. They are mutilated, raped, and traded as prizes. Before their wedding day,

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Sergeant First Class Martland Exonerated

By Jay Sekulow1461894166864

It’s a massive victory more than six months in the making. Sergeant First Class Charles Martland – a decorated war hero who faced expulsion from the Army for defending a child – has been exonerated and will be allowed to remain in the U.S. military. We have been aggressively advocating for SFC...

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The Real War on Women

By Nicole Smith1461857154695

There’s a war on women going on all right, but not the one we hear so often about in the media. It’s not a war on “income inequality.” Not a war on “bodily integrity.” It’s an actual war where thousands upon thousands of women are raped, brutalized, and even killed because they’re considered of no...

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66,845 Letters Sent for SFC Martland

By ACLJ.org1461681655946

You’ve spoken out in a powerful way. In less than two weeks, 66,845 of you signed on to our letters or wrote letters of your own to save Sergeant First Class (SFC) Charles Martland – a decorated war hero facing expulsion from the army for defending a child. You spoke out and today we delivered...

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Save Sergeant Martland

By ACLJ.org1460141990537

Over 337,000 of you have signed our petition to defend a war hero, Sergeant First Class (SFC) Charles Martland. But now, as his fate hangs in the balance of his final appeal to save his career, the ACLJ is launching a massive letter-writing campaign so you can take direct action on his behalf. SFC...

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Pursuing Justice: Martland’s Final Appeal

By Wesley Smith1459176603846

Two months ago I wrote an article for this website informing you of the continued events surrounding the career of SFC Martland and how it relates to the disturbing practice of sexual abuse of young boys in Afghanistan. SFC Martland is a Bronze Star recipient and a member of the U.S. Army’s Special...

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MARTLAND Act Moves in Congress

By Benjamin P. Sisney1457467662441

We have two important updates to share as we continue our work to obtain justice for Sergeant First Class (SFC) Charles Martland and to stop the disturbing practice of sexual abuse against Afghan boys brought to light by SFC Martland’s brave actions. SFC Martland is the Green Beret and Bronze Star...

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Fight to Defend this War Hero Ramps Up

By Benjamin P. Sisney1456777993024

We are pleased to report that the Army has granted a two-month extension in Sergeant First Class (SFC) Charles Martland’s case. It’s a small victory in a vitally important case defending a war hero and exposing evil. As you know, SFC Martland was set to be expelled from the United States Army today...

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