January 19, 2011

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.

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Committee Hearing on "Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act"
March 11, 2010
Committee Hearing on "Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act"

Washington, DC

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?”
November 19, 2009
Committee Hearing on “Is it Time to Lift the Ban on Travel to Cuba?”

Washington, DC

Chairman Howard L. Berman
U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs
2170 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Mr. Chairman,

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Statements by Human Rights Watch, Global Rights, and TIP-Nigeria to the Nigerian National Assembly
March 11, 2009
Statements by Human Rights Watch, Global Rights, and TIP-Nigeria to the Nigerian National Assembly
Statements to the Nigerian National Assembly by:
1) Global Rights and Human Rights Watch
2) The Independent Project for Equal Rights (TIP) - Nigeria
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March 4, 2015

 

On March 3rd, 2015, Human Rights Watch sent this written statement to the Law Enforcement Equipment Working Group, an interagency group which will provide recommendations to President Barack Obama regarding actions that can be taken to improve the provision of Federal support for the acquisition of controlled equipment by law enforcement agencies.  

March 2, 2015

Human Rights Watch makes this submission on the occasion of the Australia-Laos Human Rights Dialogue, scheduled for March 2015 in Canberra. Laos recently appeared for its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the United Nations Human Rights Council on January 20, 2015, in which its human rights record and future commitments to improve respect for rights were discussed.

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February 20, 2015

(Bangui) - Le parlement de transition de la République centrafricaine est sur le point d'examiner un projet de loi portant création d'une Cour pénale spéciale qui complétera le travail de la Cour pénale internationale au niveau national et accélérera la justice pour les victimes d'atrocités commises depuis que le conflit

February 20, 2015

(Bangui) – The interim parliament for the Central African Republic is about to consider a bill to establish a Special Criminal Court to complement the work of the International Criminal Court in the country and speed up justice for victims of atrocities since the current conflict began three years ago. This is why the bill needs and deserves support from members of the tran

February 17, 2015

We write in advance of the 62nd Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and its review of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). This submission addresses articles 1, 2, 3, 6, 11, 12, 14, 15, and 16 of the Convention.