“The release of 21 Chibok young women from the grips of the terrorist group Boko Haram into the custody of the state services department is bittersweet news. The negotiations – brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government – have resulted in the greatest breakthrough since the beginning of this ordeal.
"I am deeply disturbed and distressed at the latest police-involved shootings. The people of South L.A. need answers, and I share their anger, frustration and fear. While the facts of both cases are still being examined, I urge that there be fair and impartial investigations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-37) issued the following statement regarding the recent passing of Israeli leader and Nobel laureate Shimon Peres.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmember Karen Bass (Calf – 37) testified today before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations in support of Rep. Fredericka Wilson’s H.R. 3833 "to require a regional strategy to address the threat posed by Boko Haram". Below are her remarks as prepared for delivery:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) held a press conference regarding the Lost Boys and Girls Rebuilding Infrastructure to Sustain Enduring Peace in South Sudan Act (Lost Boys and Girls RISE Act) of 2016.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-37) issued the following statement regarding the recent passing of Los Angeles activist, Stanley Sheinbaum.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late Wednesday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calf.), ranking Member of the House Africa Subcommittee, applauded the passage of the AGOA Enhancement Act, which passed by a unanimous voice vote on the House Floor.
Today, Congressmember Karen Bass issued the following statement concerning the fire in the Qilinti Prison in Ethiopia:
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