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    Please check out our new HRW UK Facebook page where we will regularly post updates on HRW’s UK work and upcoming events in London.
    September 12, 2014
  • Human Rights Watch Women's Rights Conference - From the Frontline: Defending Women's Rights From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe
    On Monday 12 May 2014, Human Rights Watch hosted its inaugural Women’s Rights conference at The Royal Institution in London. At the conference international experts discussed a variety of Women and Family Rights issues including child marriage, sexual violence in conflict and migrant workers. In addition to Human Rights Watch’s leading experts, we were joined by Lynne Featherstone MP, International Development Minister, and our keynote speaker, The Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws QC. We were also pleased to be joined by Mishal Husain, TV and radio broadcaster and presenter. For more information about Human Rights Watch events in London please email
    March 20, 2014
  • London Film Festival Benefit - 18 March 2014
    On Tuesday 18 March, we held our annual Film Festival Benefit which marked the start of the 2014 Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London. The evening featured the screening of THE SQUARE with Q&A at the Curzon Mayfair Cinema, followed by a reception at Dartmouth House. THE SQUARE From the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-long dictatorship in 2011 to the military's removal of Egypt's first democratically elected president in 2013, we follow a group of Egyptian activists as they confront the authorities and security forces to build a new society of conscience. The Square is a truly immersive experience, transporting the viewer into the intense emotional drama and personal stories behind the news. 2014 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Documentary Feature. For further information about the event, please call our Development and Outreach team on 020 7618 4756 or email
    March 20, 2014