News - Nov 5 2010

Introduction What has been the electoral process to date? What occurred during Burma's last elections in 1990? What will be the make-up of the new parliament? ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2010/11/02/qa-elections-burma...

News - Mar 16 2010

(Washington, DC)- African leaders attending the African Union summit in Addis Ababa on February 1-2, 2008 should call for an independent inquiry into post-election violence and election fraud in Kenya, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the African ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2008/01/29/kenya-au-leaders-should-urge-probe-after...

News - Sep 24 2008

Egyptian authorities should drop threats to dismiss two senior judges protesting election fraud and investigate the violence and fraud that plagued elections last year, Human Rights Watch said today. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2006/04/24/egypt-investigate-election-fraud-not-jud...

News - Nov 9 2009

KABUL-- The young woman from Kandahar sat with me in the office of an independent monitoring group two days before Afghanistan's August 20th presidential election. Halima had defied her family and threats from neighbors in the tumultuous southern ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2009/09/14/was-womens-vote-counted...

News - Sep 2 2013

(New York) – The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) appears to have been involved in electoral fraud in Cambodia ’s July 28, 2013 national elections, according to residents and ruling party officials interviewed by Human Rights Watch. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/07/31/cambodia-ruling-party-orchestrated-vote-...

Report Synopsis - Mar 26 2010

In a welcome step, in January 2002, Tanzania's President Benjamin Mkapa announced the creation of an independent commission of inquiry to investigate human rights violations committed by Tanzanian security forces in Zanzibar a year before. ...

http://www.hrw.org/reports/2002/04/10/bullets-were-raining...

News - May 5 2010

Last week's presidential election in Azerbaijan ensured that the current government would maintain its control over the country's significant oil reserves. In the former Soviet bloc's first dynastic succession, Ilham Aliyev, son of the ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2003/10/19/azerbaijan-stolen-election-and-oil-stabi...

News - Sep 22 2008

Azerbaijan’s presidential elections cannot be considered free and fair because of widespread abuse and bias favoring government candidates, Human Rights Watch said in a briefing paper released today. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2003/10/12/azerbaijan-election-run-not-free-and-fai...

News - Sep 24 2008

The Egyptian government’s appointment of the country’s first group of female judges is a welcome step toward ending discrimination against women in the judiciary, Human Rights Watch said today. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2007/03/21/egypt-first-group-female-judges-appointe...

Dispatches - May 27 2014

Azerbaijan’s justice system once again turned into a political tool of repression this week when a Baku court sentenced Anar Mammadli, an independent election monitoring group leader, and two of his colleagues to lengthy prison terms to stop their ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/05/27/dispatches-high-price-activism-azerbaija...

Dispatches - Aug 8 2014

Another day, another arrest of a rights defender in Azerbaijan – a frightening reality. Today, authorities arrested Intigam Aliyev, a man who many refer to as “müəllim”, or “teacher” – an honorific that in Azerbaijan bestows the utmost respect. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/08/08/dispatches-azerbaijan-jails-yet-another-...

News - Sep 24 2014

Since the National Assembly elections of July 2013 that were neither free nor fair, Cambodia has suffered a particularly serious series of human rights violations. These violations have been the result of determined efforts by the Cambodian People’s Party ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/09/24/un-human-rights-council-interactive-dial...

News - Dec 18 2013

(Berlin) – Azerbaijan’s  detention of an election monitoring group leader reflects the government’s expanded efforts to silence its critics. The authorities should immediately release Anar Mammadli and drop all politically motivated charges against him. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/12/18/azerbaijan-prominent-election-monitor-ar...

News - Jan 15 2009

An independent investigation of the presidential elections is needed to avert further violence in Kenya, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch urged the government to end unnecessary restrictions on the media and peaceful assembly. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2008/01/03/kenya-review-elections-needed-end-violen...

News - Sep 22 2008

Azerbaijani authorities have unleashed a massive and brutal political crackdown, arresting hundreds of opposition leaders and activists since the October 15 presidential election, Human Rights Watch said today. Ilham Aliev, the son of the outgoing leader, ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2003/10/21/azerbaijan-government-launches-crackdown...

News - Sep 24 2008

The Egyptian government should immediately release scores of peaceful protesters arrested over the past 10 days solely for exercising their right to free expression and assembly, Human Rights Watch said today. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2006/05/05/egypt-troops-smother-protests-detain-act...

News - Nov 4 2010

The dramatic but peaceful transfer of power in Georgia on Sunday must be rattling repressive leaders all across the region. The danger now is that governments in Central Asia and the Caucasus may step up political repression to head off a similar scenario. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2003/11/27/wake-call-local-tyrants-0...

News - Sep 24 2008

The Azerbaijani government’s campaign of violence and intimidation against opposition candidates and supporters has extinguished the possibility of free and fair parliamentary elections on November 6, Human Rights Watch said in a briefing paper released ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2005/10/30/azerbaijan-run-election-not-free-or-fair...

News - Sep 22 2008

Egyptian authorities should release activist scholar Saadeddin Ibrahim and three colleagues immediately and unconditionally, Human Rights Watch said today. ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2001/12/17/egypt-activists-trial-travesty-justice...

News - May 11 2010

Kenya's electoral crisis is spinning out of control, threatening the country's future, and exacting a terrible toll on thousands of ordinary Kenyans. Hundreds have been killed and thousands more chased out of their homes by mobs made up of former ...

http://www.hrw.org/news/2008/01/30/right-way-forward-kenya...