During its Consideration of the Fifth Periodic Report of Mexico
Durante su consideración del quinto informe periódico de México
Examen Periódico Universal (EPU)
Universal Periodic Review
(Washington, DC) - Human Rights Watch fully supports the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act, which would end a decades-old travel ban that violates international human rights law, has caused considerable suffering for families, and has failed completely to bring change to Cuba.
Delivered by Steve Goose, Director of the Human Rights Watch Arms Division and Head of the ICBL Delegation, at the Ninth Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty
Delivered by Mark Hiznay, senior researcher in the Arms Division, to the 10th Annual Conference of States Parties to Amended Protocol II
HRC 27 -- Statement Delivered Under Item 4
In Egypt the human rights situation is deteriorating gravely. The authorities continue to implement a new law effectively banning protests and to jail and try political opponents in legal proceedings that flagrantly violate due process rights.
Statement Delivered Under Item 2
We welcome the introductory statement of High Commissioner Prince Zeid and wish him all the best in his new role.