• Feb 4, 2010
    The Obama administration should adopt recommendations in a report issued today to help stop the flow of stolen money into the United States. The report is the result of a detailed investigation by Senators Carl Levin and Tom Coburn into corruption in abusive, resource-rich states and the "enablers" that allow officials to funnel money out of their impoverished countries to spend lavishly abroad.
  • Jun 11, 2003
    The U.S. State Department's third annual trafficking in persons report fails to meaningfully evaluate governments' efforts to combat trafficking in persons.

Reports

Gabon

  • Mar 2, 2011
    African civil society organizations and international organizations with a presence in Africa urge Gabon, Nigeria, and South Africa to reconsider support for a United Nations Security Council deferral of investigations and prosecutions of the International Criminal Court in Kenya under article 16 of the Rome Statute.
  • Feb 19, 2010
    It's the easy relationships between corrupt officials and their US business partners that really should attract scrutiny. Banks, lawyers, real estate agents and others have made hefty profits off their partnerships with some of the world's biggest looters and most repressive politicians.
  • Feb 4, 2010
    The Obama administration should adopt recommendations in a report issued today to help stop the flow of stolen money into the United States. The report is the result of a detailed investigation by Senators Carl Levin and Tom Coburn into corruption in abusive, resource-rich states and the "enablers" that allow officials to funnel money out of their impoverished countries to spend lavishly abroad.
  • Jul 30, 2009
    Recognizing our obligation to help protect human rights and uphold the rule of law, we, the undersigned civil society organizations, appeal to African ICC States Parties to reaffirm their support for the ICC and their commitment to abide by their obligations under the Rome Statute, particularly in relation to the arrest and transfer of the President of Sudan to the ICC.
  • Mar 11, 2008
    Human Rights Watch writes to urge Dr. Ihsanoglu to use his position as Secretary General of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference to support measures at the upcoming Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Conference in Dakar, Senegal on March 13-14 that would improve and strengthen the 1999 OIC Convention on Combating International Terrorism.
  • Jul 2, 2003
    U.S. President George W. Bush will be traveling to Africa from July 7-12, visiting Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda, and Nigeria. This packet from Human Rights Watch includes material for each stop along the way.
  • Jun 11, 2003
    The U.S. State Department's third annual trafficking in persons report fails to meaningfully evaluate governments' efforts to combat trafficking in persons.
  • Apr 1, 2003
    West African governments are failing to address a rampant traffic in child labor that could worsen with the region’s growing AIDS crisis.