March 20, 2014
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Discussing sexual violence in conflict, migrant workers and child marriage with leading women's rights experts including Ms Lynne Featherstone MP, International Development Minister and The Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws QC

Monday 12th May, 2014 | 9:00am - 2:30pm
Ticket Price | £75
The Royal Institution, 21 Albermarle Street, London W1S 4BS

To purchase tickets and for more information, please contact our Development and Outreach team at londonoutreach@hrw.org or on 0207 618 4720.

From the Frontline: Defending Women's Rights From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

Discussing sexual violence in conflict, migrant workers and child marriage with leading women's rights experts including Ms Lynne Featherstone MP, International Development Minister and The Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws QC

March 20, 2014
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A Somali woman walks alone in central Mogadishu.
March 20, 2014

La crisis en Buenaventura

Desapariciones, desmembramientos y desplazamiento en el principal puerto de

March 18, 2014
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The Human Rights Watch Film Club is honored to host the Los Angeles premiere of the award-winning documentary, "Food Chains" (Eva Longoria, Executive Producer). The screening and reception will be held on Friday evening, May 16, at the Ann and Jerry Moss Theater at New Roads School in Santa Monica. "Food Chains" explores critical human rights issues in American agriculture from wage theft to modern-day slavery, and exposes the powers that perpetuate these un-American violations of human dignity. Following the screening, there will be a dynamic panel discussion and dessert and coffee reception. Tickets and sponsorship packages can be purchased from the link below or by phone. If you have further questions, please contact Keely Badger or Edna Togba at Human Rights Watch (310-477-5540).
An in-depth conversation on how US surveillance practices are impacting the right to privacy and global cooperation

Privacy is a gateway right that affects our ability to exercise almost every other right, not least our freedom to speak and associate with those we choose, make political choices and practice our religious beliefs.
 
The mass global surveillance programs revealed by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden have raised many questions, including:

Government Inaction Feeds Impunity in Bajo Aguán
February 12, 2014
Government Inaction Feeds Impunity in Bajo Aguán

(Tegucigalpa) – Honduran authorities have failed to investigate properly a wave of killings and other abuses believed to be tied to land disputes in the Bajo Aguán region, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

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La inacción de las autoridades agrava la impunidad en el Bajo Aguán
February 12, 2014
La inacción de las autoridades agrava la impunidad en el Bajo Aguán

(Tegucigalpa) – Las autoridades hondureñas no han investigado adecuadamente la ola de homicidios y otros abusos presuntamente vinculados a conflictos por la tierra en la región del Bajo Aguán, señaló Human Rights Watch en un informe divulgado hoy.

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February 8, 2014

Le tribunal créé à Dakar par l’Union africaine et le Sénégal pour juger les principaux responsables des crimes internationaux commis au Tchad sous le régime de Hissène Habré célèbre aujourd’hui son premier anniversaire.