Human Rights Watch supports the new rules announced by US President Barack Obama on January 14, 2011, which will allow religious, educational, and other civil society groups from the United States to travel to Cuba. The new regulations will also permit Americans to send remittances to assist Cuban citizens.
Committee Hearing on "Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act"
The Honorable Collin C. Peterson
Chairman, U.S. House Committee on Agriculture
1301 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Dear Mr. Chairman,
Committee Hearing on “Is it Time to Lift the Ban on Travel to Cuba?”
Statements by Human Rights Watch, Global Rights, and TIP-Nigeria to the Nigerian National Assembly
1) Global Rights and Human Rights Watch
2) The Independent Project for Equal Rights (TIP) - Nigeria
We write in advance of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women’s upcoming review of Ecuador to highlight areas of concern regarding the Ecuadoran government’s compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
We write in advance of the 60th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and its review of Kyrgyzstan to highlight areas of concern regarding the government of Kyrgyzstan’s compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
(New York) – The International Coalition to Stop Crimes against Humanity in North Korea (ICNK), consisting of over 40 human rights groups from around the world, wholeheartedly welcomed the passage of the UN General Assembly resolution on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, which was adopted by a vote of 116 for, and 20 against, with
The December session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) comes at an important time for African ICC states parties. The ASP is set to have its first African president, with Senegal Justice Minister Sidiki Kaba designated to assume this role at the session. Five African judges are also candidates for election to the bench.
Recommandations formulées par quatre groupes de la société civile africaine et deux organisations internationales présentes en Afrique, pour la 13e session de l’Assemblée des États parties au Statut de Rome de la Cour pénale internationale (8 - 17 décembre 2014)