Auszeichnung gemeinsam mit sechs bedeutenden Persönlichkeiten
December 3, 2008
Auszeichnung gemeinsam mit sechs bedeutenden Persönlichkeiten

(New York, 26. November 2008) - Human Rights Watch erhält den Menschenrechtspreis 2008 der Vereinten Nationen. Damit wird auch der herausragende Einsatz der Menschenrechtsbewegung in den letzten 60 Jahren im Kampf gegen Menschenrechtsverletzungen geehrt, so Human Rights Watch.

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Dispatches: An Internet Freedom Summit … in Turkey?
September 10, 2014

The choice of Turkey as the location for the world’s annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) might have been the conference’s most fundamental problem. But it was not the only one.

Thousands of stakeholders from around the globe gathered to discuss how to enhance digital trust, enable access, and prevent Internet fragmentation.

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Dispatches: Remembering Labor Rights on Labor Day
August 29, 2014

Labor Day looms. If you’re lucky, you’ll be squeezing in one more day at the beach, grilling barbeque, or taking an afternoon nap.

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Dispatches: Hope for Kenya’s Lead Poisoning Victims
August 14, 2014

For five years, an illegal lead smelter has polluted a small Kenyan community, the toxic lead poisoning children and even killing smelter workers. As of yesterday, Kenya’s government is finally taking action.

August 12, 2014

Philippine authorities did something extraordinary on Tuesday: in the early morning hours they arrested a former senior security forces official implicated in serious human rights violations.

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Dispatches: “Torture,” No Longer A Four-Letter Word?
August 8, 2014

Is some sense of sanity finally slipping into the torture debate in the US?

August 1, 2014

While wars in Gaza, Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere grab the attention of the world, a different, everyday struggle rages in Europe: violence against women. One in three women in the European Union has experienced some form of physical and/or sexual assault since the age of 15, a survey found.

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Dispatches: A Treaty to End Corporate Abuses?
July 1, 2014

Governments at the UN’s Human Rights Council stunned companies last week when they voted to start negotiations on a treaty to address corporate responsibility for human rights abuses. If done right, this could lead to much-needed action by governments to approve common-sense rules on companies and ensure victims of corporate abuses can seek justice. Yet there are pitfalls as well.

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Dispatches: A Blow Against Impunity in the Philippines
June 12, 2014

The Philippines Congress took an important step on Wednesday against unlawful killings by local officials by calling for an urgent official probe into “death squad” killings exposed in a recent Human Rights Watch report.

June 12, 2014

Republic of the Philippines

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Quezon City

SIXTEENTH CONGRESS

First Regular Session

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 1222

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