News - Oct 3 2012

Introduction On August 8, Mozambique’s Council of Ministers announced that it had adopted the Regulation for Resettlement Resulting from Economic Activities [Regulamento sobre o Processo de Reassentamento Resultante de Actividades Econ ómicas]. [1] ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2012/09/17/human-rights-watch-recommendations-mozam...

News - May 15 2014

We can no longer afford to discriminate against people on the basis of age, sex, ethnicity, migrant status, sexual orientation and gender identity, or any other basis – we need to unleash the full potential of everyone. ~ Joaquim Chissano, former ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/05/15/joaquim-chissano-mozambique...

Special features - May 23 2013

Many of the 1,429 households resettled to make way for Vale and Rio Tinto’s international coal mining operations in Tete province, Mozambique have faced serious disruptions in their access to food, water, and work. ...

http://www.hrw.org/features/mozambique-protect-rights-farmers-resettled-coa...

Report Synopsis - Jan 23 2009

In spite of the peace accord signed in October 1992 between government forces and RENAMO rebels, innocent civilians are maimed and killed by landmines in Mozambique on a daily basis. ...

http://www.hrw.org/reports/1994/03/01/landmines-mozambique...

News - Dec 18 2013

(Maputo) – Many of the 1,429 households resettled to make way for Vale and Rio Tinto’s international coal mining operations in Tete province, Mozambique have faced serious disruptions in their access to food, water, and work, Human Rights Watch said in a ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/05/23/mozambique-mining-resettlements-disrupt-...

Report Synopsis - Jan 27 2009

Addressing two sets of concerns, this report covers both the abuses relating to the seventeen years of war between the Mozambique Armed Forces and the rebel Mozambique National Resistance, as well as the reforms instigated by the ruling Mozambique ...

http://www.hrw.org/reports/1992/07/01/conspicuous-destruction...

Report Synopsis - Jul 15 2013

This 122-page report examines how serious shortcomings in government policy and mining companies’ implementation uprooted largely self-sufficient farming communities and resettled them to arid land far from rivers and markets. These communities have ...

http://www.hrw.org/reports/2013/05/23/what-house-without-food...

News - Apr 4 2014

Catarina de Albuquerque Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation Sustainable Human Development Section Special Procedures Division UNOG-OHCHR Palais des Nations CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland   Dear Ms. de Albuquerque, ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/04/04/submission-special-rapporteur-human-righ...

Report Synopsis - Dec 4 2008

This 115-page report documents how state officials arrest, detain and deport undocumented foreign migrants, particularly those from Zimbabwe and Mozambique, in ways that contravene South Africa’s immigration law. The report also details how commercial ...

http://www.hrw.org/reports/2007/02/27/keep-your-head-down-0...

Report - Jun 5 2013

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> “What is a House without Food?” Mozambique’s Coal Mining Boom and Resettlements ...

http://www.hrw.org/reports/2013/05/23/what-house-without-food-0...

Profile - Jul 26 2013

Iain Levine, program director at Human Rights Watch, oversees the organization's research and reporting work. He has particular expertise in humanitarian crises, protection of civilians in conflict, and children's rights. ...

http://www.hrw.org/bios/iain-levine-1...

News - May 30 2013

From Australia to Mozambique, Indian mining firms are taking the lead on lucrative, globally important projects. But some of these opportunities come with serious human rights risks that could threaten both the reputation and financial health of Indian ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/05/28/indian-mining-human-rights-risks-interna...

News - Aug 3 2009

Human Rights Watch today called on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to speak out strongly on the need to ensure that the rule of law is respected in Zimbabwe. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2001/11/20/zimbabwe-crackdown-opposition-condemned-...

News - Aug 3 2009

President Joachim Chissano Chair, Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation Mozambique President Bakili Muluzi Chair, Southern African Development Community Malawi President Thabo Mbeki South Africa President Festus Mogae Botswana   Your ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2001/11/20/zimbabwe-crackdown-opposition-condemned...

News - Aug 5 2009

South African officials involved in the arrest and deportation of undocumented migrant workers often assault and extort money from them, and commercial farmers employing them routinely violate their basic labor rights, Human Rights Watch said in a report ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2007/02/26/south-africa-migrants-abused-officials-a...

News - Aug 5 2009

(Johannesburg)- The South African government should ensure that “temporary shelter sites” for homeless and traumatized victims of recent xenophobic violence comply with international standards, Human Rights Watch said today. The UN Guiding Principles on ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2008/06/05/south-africa-protect-victims-xenophobic-...

News - Dec 4 2013

With the holiday season fast approaching, many people will be shopping for jewellery gifts. This is a good moment to ask whether the necklaces, rings, and earrings that will be given to loved ones this festive season have been produced responsibly. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/11/28/jewellery-industry-needs-gold-standard-p...

News - Jul 26 2013

Human Rights Watch welcomes the opportunity to comment further on the Code of Practices of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), as part of the final review period of the Code of Practices. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/07/02/human-rights-watch-comments-responsible-...