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The Long Walk to Freedom: MADRE Statement on the Anniversary of Stonewall

Posted on: Friday, June 28, 2013

Keywords: LGBT, US Policy, Haiti, Latin American Caribbean

MADRE expresses its solidarity and hopes for the future of the LGBT rights movement on the anniversary of Stonewall.

Women Speak Out: No Arms for Syrian Rebels

Posted on: Friday, June 14, 2013

Keywords: Syria, Middle East, Violence Against Women, US Policy

MADRE spoke out today to oppose the Obama Administration's decision to send arms to Syrian opposition forces.

MADRE Statement on the Second Inauguration of President Obama

Posted on: Sunday, January 20, 2013

Keywords: US, US Policy

MADRE calls on President Obama to ratify CEDAW in his second term.

"Muslim Rage": So Much Easier Than Thinking

Posted on: Thursday, September 27, 2012

Keywords: Middle East, Libya, Egypt, Afghanistan, Yemen, US Policy

This piece was originally published in Common Dreams. I know you’re not stupid, but the mainstream media seems to think you are. Why else would Newsweek’s front page feature a picture of an angry man wearing a turban and run the headline,...

MADRE Stands With the Victims of Violence, Reiterates Need for US Policy to be Rights-Based

Posted on: Thursday, September 13, 2012

Keywords: Middle East, Libya, Egypt, US Policy

We at MADRE condemn the recent attacks on the US embassy in Libya and extend our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those who were killed. MADRE stands with all of the victims of violence, including the many...

Don't Let NATO Chill the Arab Spring

Posted on: Monday, April 11, 2011

Keywords: Middle East, Africa, US Policy

MADRE stands with the people of Libya fighting for democracy and an end to repressive government.

MADRE Congratulates the People of Egypt

Posted on: Friday, February 11, 2011

Keywords: Egypt, US Policy

 MADRE congratulates the pro-democracy protesters in Egypt. After 18 days of protests, the people of Egypt have finally achieved their goal of bring an end to the 30 year reign of Hosni Mubarak. Shortly after 11am this morning, President Hosni...

Demanding Democracy in Egypt

Posted on: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Keywords: US Policy

Millions gathered today in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt in a nearly unprecedented act of defiance.  Popular protests that began just a week ago have accelerated into a movement not seen in a generation, calling for an end to the...

MADRE Applauds Latest US-Cuba Policy Changes and Calls for Full Normalization of Relations

Posted on: Monday, January 17, 2011

Keywords: Cuba, US Policy

On Friday, President Obama announced changes to US foreign policy towards Cuba, particularly impacting longstanding barriers to travel and remittances to that country.  MADRE applauds this step as a necessary change to a failed policy that has undermined the well-being...

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