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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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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September 1, 2014

 

 

22nd Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in Iraq

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Submitted to the UN Human Rights Committee in advance of its Pre-Sessional Review of Uzbekistan
August 13, 2014
Submitted to the UN Human Rights Committee in advance of its Pre-Sessional Review of Uzbekistan

This memorandum provides an overview of Human Rights Watch’s main concerns with respect to the human rights situation in Uzbekistan, submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (“the Committee”) in advance of its pre-sessional review of Uzbekistan in July 2014.

Submitted to the Human Rights Committee in advance of its Pre-Sessional Review of Spain
July 31, 2014
Submitted to the Human Rights Committee in advance of its Pre-Sessional Review of Spain

Human Rights Watch welcomes the upcoming review of Spain by the Human Rights Committee. This briefing provides an overview of our main concerns with regard to Spain’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

Submitted to the UN Human Rights Committee in advance of its Pre-Sessional Review of the United Kingdom
July 31, 2014
Submitted to the UN Human Rights Committee in advance of its Pre-Sessional Review of the United Kingdom

Human Rights Watch welcomes the upcoming review of the United Kingdom (UK) by the Human Rights Committee. This briefing provides an overview of our main concerns with regard to the UK’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

Presentado al Comité de Derechos Humanos de la ONU en preparación para su examen de Venezuela a realizarse previo a su período de sesiones
July 29, 2014
Presentado al Comité de Derechos Humanos de la ONU en preparación para su examen de Venezuela a realizarse previo a su período de sesiones

Human Rights Watch reconoce la importancia del próximo examen de Venezuela a cargo del Comité de Derechos Humanos de la Organización de Naciones Unidas. Este documento presenta aquellos aspectos que consideramos más preocupantes con respecto al cumplimiento por parte de Venezuela del Pacto Internacional de Derechos Civiles y Políticos (PIDCP).