• Jun 25, 2014
    Press release
  • May 20, 2014
    Press release
    Health ministers should pledge to take comprehensive action to prevent and treat the negative health effects of mercury, a toxic chemical. The World Health Assembly is scheduled to discuss a resolution on the new international treaty on mercury, the Minamata Convention, on May 21, 2014.
  • Mar 21, 2014
    Press release
    Mali’s government should step up efforts to investigate and prosecute serious rights abuses committed by all sides during Mali’s recent armed conflict. On March 17, 2014, Human Rights Watch sent a letter to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita expressing concern about the lack of justice for abuses during the armed conflict.
  • Mar 10, 2014
    Press release
    The Malian government should seek broad-based consultation to ensure a credible and independent truth commission to examine abuses since the country’s independence in 1960. Two executive orders – one decree and one ordinance – establishing the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission will be debated this week in Mali’s National Assembly.