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    • Crimean Tatar Activist Confined in Psychiatric Hospital

      Crimean Tatar Activist Confined in Psychiatric Hospital

      (Berlin) – A Crimean Tatar activist has been involuntarily confined since August 18, 2016, in a psychiatric hospital, Human Rights Watch said today. The de-facto Russian authorities of Crimea should release the activist, llmi Umerov, drop criminal…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • Colombia: Peace Pact a Key Opportunity to Curb Abuses

      Colombia: Peace Pact a Key Opportunity to Curb Abuses

      Expand Cuba's President Raul Castro (C), Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, better known by his nom de guerre Timo…
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    • Turkmenistan: Berlin Should Urge End to 'Disappearances’

      Turkmenistan: Berlin Should Urge End to 'Disappearances’

      (Berlin) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel should press President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov of Turkmenistan to end enforced disappearances and address other serious human rights problems in the country. President Berdymukhamedov is scheduled to me…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • Thailand: Insurgents Target Civilians in South

      Thailand: Insurgents Target Civilians in South

      (New York) – Separatist insurgents in Thailand’s southern border provinces have committed an apparent series of bombings against civilians that may amount to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said today.Insurgents detonated two bombs…
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    • Burma: Ensure Women’s Role in Peace Talks

      Burma: Ensure Women’s Role in Peace Talks

      (New York) – Burma’s government and ethnic armed groups should ensure that women meaningfully participate in efforts to end the country’s longstanding armed conflicts, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The government should al…
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    • Iraqi Kurdistan: Kurdish Journalist Abducted, Killed

      Iraqi Kurdistan: Kurdish Journalist Abducted, Killed

      (Dohuk) – An Iraqi Kurdish journalist who had been threatened by security services was abducted and found dead on August 13, 2016. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) should ensure a prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation into the killin…
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    • Mozambique: Opposition Group Raids Hospitals

      Mozambique: Opposition Group Raids Hospitals

      (Johannesburg) – Armed men linked to Mozambique’s main opposition party, the Mozambique National Resistance (RENAMO), have raided at least two hospitals and two health clinics over the past month. The attacks on the medical facilities, which invo…
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    • Bahrain: Authorities Targeting Shia clerics

      Bahrain: Authorities Targeting Shia clerics

      (Beirut) – Bahraini authorities are targeting Shia clerics in a systematic campaign of harassment that violates their rights to freedom of assembly and speech, and to religious freedom, Human Rights Watch said today.…
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    • Indonesia: Court Reviews Anti-LGBT Law

      Indonesia: Court Reviews Anti-LGBT Law

      Expand Indonesian government officials made a series of anti-LGBT comments, resulting in proposals of laws which pose a serious threat to the rights and safety…
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    • Pakistan: Attacks on Transgender Women Surge

      Pakistan: Attacks on Transgender Women Surge

      (New York) – Pakistani authorities should urgently investigate the surge in violent attacks on transgender women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Human Rights Watch said today. They should also investigate allegations that medical staff and police f…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • Jordan: Positive Steps on Education for Syrian Children

      Jordan: Positive Steps on Education for Syrian Children

      (Amman) – Jordan’s education minister has instructed public schools to allow Syrian children to register in the fall semester even if they lack government-issued documents that were previously required, Human Rights Watch said today. Carrying out…
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    • Belarus: Turkmen Dissident Arrested

      Belarus: Turkmen Dissident Arrested

      (Berlin) – Belarusian authorities are holding a former journalist from Turkmenistan on an extradition request by the Turkmen government, Human Rights Watch said today. They should immediately release the former journalist, Chary Annamuradov, and un…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • US: Kerry’s Rights Priorities for Africa, Saudi Trip

      US: Kerry’s Rights Priorities for Africa, Saudi Trip

      Expand US Secretary of State John Kerry gestures as he speaks at a news conference at the Nairobi Sankara Hotel on May 4, 2015, in Nairobi, Kenya. © 2015 Reuters…
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    • South Africa: Little Progress for Youth With Disabilities

      South Africa: Little Progress for Youth With Disabilities

      (Johannesburg) – South Africa has made little progress in addressing the discrimination and exclusion faced by children with disabilities when accessing schools, Human Rights Watch and Section 27 said today. South Africa’s national government nee…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • Cambodia: Drop Case Against Peaceful Activists

      Cambodia: Drop Case Against Peaceful Activists

      (New York) – Cambodian authorities should immediately drop the prosecution of two social activists for “direct incitement” to foment social disorder, Human Rights Watch said today. The prosecution violates their rights to freedom of expression…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • Azerbaijan: Activist Arrested, Held Incommunicado

      Azerbaijan: Activist Arrested, Held Incommunicado

      Update August 22, 2016Human Rights Watch has learned that on the evening of August 18, Elgiz Gahraman’s lawyer was told that his client was being held at the Kurdehani pre-trial detention facility, and was able to meet with him there the followin…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • US: California Bill to Protect Youth Miranda Rights
      Update: On August 23rd, the California state assembly passed this important bill, approving it with a vote of 50 to 28. The bill will next be heard by the state senate, where 21 votes are needed to pass. The senate is expected take up the matter this…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • Iraq: Cleric’s Call Against Anti-LGBT Violence

      Iraq: Cleric’s Call Against Anti-LGBT Violence

      (Beirut) – State and non-state actors in Iraq should heed the prominent Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s July 2016 statement banning violence against those who do not conform to gender norms.…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • Afghanistan: Rise in Military Use of Schools

      Afghanistan: Rise in Military Use of Schools

      (New York) – Afghan security forces are increasingly using schools as bases during military operations in Taliban-held areas, putting children at risk and depriving thousands of an education, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
    • Russia: Government Against Rights Groups
       Since June 5, 2014, the Ministry of Justice has designated 138 groups as “foreign agents”. By August 16, 2016, at least 22 groups have shut down. Also, the Ministry has removed its “foreign agent” tag from 12 groups, acknowledging that t…
      - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -

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