“I am concerned to hear about the arrest of Tanzanian opposition leader, Freeman Mbowe and 11 other party officials and staff of Part of Democracy and Progress.
“I’m proud to join my House colleagues in introducing this legislation to acknowledge and appreciate the numerous contributions and achievements of Muslim Americans – both throughout history and today,” said Rep Bass. “We must also recognize and address the persistent discrimination and bigotry Muslim Americans have faced and continue to face in this country.
“I want to thank the local organizers and families in my district who brought this incredibly important issue to my attention at a local town hall a few years ago,” said Rep. Karen Bass. “The division of the Korean Peninsula millions of families, including some who are now citizens of the United States and have not been able to see their families in more than 70 years.
"I am gravely concerned by the recent detention of journalists in Addis Ababa and the suspension of the Addis Standard newspaper.
“Today is the start of one of the largest anti-poverty investments in American history: the newly, expanded Child Tax Credit,” said Congressman Gomez, who helped pass this provision into law with his Ways and Means Committee colleagues. “For the first time, this benefit will be paid out as a guaranteed monthly income for millions of working families across the country, including th
“I stand with the people of South Africa and call for calm and order in the country. Culprits disguised as citizens have used the arrest and trial of former President Jacob Zuma to commit violence all across the country. On the surface, the recent violence is because of Jacob Zuma being sentenced to 15 months in jail.
“Los Angeles is a world-class city with world-class leaders. President Biden’s nomination of Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve this country as Ambassador to the Republic of India further underscores this Administration’s commitment to re-establishing our country’s leadership in the world.
“Today, the international community observes the tenth anniversary of South Sudan’s independence. As the world’s youngest country, South Sudan remains a fragile state in the midst of a civil war and facing chronic food insecurity and large numbers of displaced communities.
"I am discouraged to see the unfolding of violence against protestors in eSwatini by the King Mswati.
"I am encouraged to learn that Burundian human rights defender Germain Rukuki was finally released after serving more than four years in prison out of his original 32-year sentence. A champion of human rights, he risked his life and freedom to highlight the mistreatment of many citizens in Burundi. Mr.