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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During its Consideration of the Third to Fifth Periodic Reports of the United States of America CAT 53rd Session
October 20, 2014
During its Consideration of the Third to Fifth Periodic Reports of the United States of America CAT 53rd Session

 

Human Rights Watch would like to express its appreciation to the United Nations

October 3, 2014

Human Rights Watch welcomes the opportunity to provide input into the World Bank Group’s (WBG) future engagement with Myanmar as part of the consultation process on the Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) and the Country Partnership Framework (CPF).

September 27, 2014

En septembre 2014, Human Right Watch a publié un rapport exposant en détail l’exploitation et les abus sexuels commis par des soldats originaires du Burundi et de l’Ouganda déployés en Somalie dans le cadre de la mission de l’Union africaine en So

September 25, 2014

In September 2014, Human Rights Watch released a report detailing sexual exploitation and abuse by soldiers from Burundi and Uganda deployed to Somalia as part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The following are answers to questions raised by some of the actors addressed in the report.

September 23, 2014

We greatly appreciate the General Assembly’s record of support for UN action to address North Korea’s terrible human rights record, in particular, member states’ overwhelming responses to the recent groundbreaking report of a UN commission of inquiry on North Korea.

September 11, 2014

This week’s discussion of the report on surveillance by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council is a critical moment in the global understanding of the human rights challenges raised by unlawful and arbitrary surveillance.  The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights will present a report on the right to privacy in the digital age (A/HRC/27/3

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