"I am deeply concerned by the recent calls from the Government of Ethiopia to expand the size of its armed forces. I am also deeply concerned by the actions of the Tigray Defense Force as they have expanded their military engagement and fighting in Amhara and Afar.
"I am disheartened by the latest Save the Children estimates of 2.3 million Nigerian children, 700,000 under the age of five, going hungry in northeastern Nigeria – an area ravaged over 10 years by violent extremism and humanitarian crisis. I echo the concern of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs that the combination of climate change, extremism, and the COVI
"I am discouraged by the recent actions of President Kais Saied to dissolve the government and dismiss Parliament. If this is a reaction to protests by the people of Tunisia, this is troubling and imperils Tunisia’s fledgling democracy.
“After decades of increasingly punitive and failed juvenile justice policies, it’s time to take a step in a direction that recognizes that children are different than adults, that they have enormous potential for rehabilitation, change, and growth, and that we can do better to meet their developmental needs,” said Congresswoman Bass. “This applies to all children – no matter wh
"Finally murderer Ed Buck is convicted after mountains of evidence, including 2,400 videos on his computers and phones, were brought to light. It is an absolute tragedy he was allowed to continue to prey on vulnerable, young Black men and that he wasn't arrested and stopped immediately after he killed Gemmel Moore.
“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