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 27, 2015

March 27, 2015

 

Baskut Tuncak

Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous

substances and wastes

Sustainable Human Development Section

Special Procedures Branch

UNOG-OHCHR

Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

 

Dear Mr. Tuncak,

March 19, 2015

This submission highlights areas of concern that Human Rights Watch hopes will inform the United Nations Human Rights Committee’s consideration of the Croatian government’s compliance with International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

A Proposal for a Robust Global Review Mechanism
March 18, 2015
A Proposal for a Robust Global Review Mechanism

Member States, UN agencies, and civil society organizations are channelling unprecedented resources and energy towards a new sustainable development agenda that aims to lift billions out of poverty and deprivation, while realizing their human rights, protecting our environment and creating a more just and equitable world.

Would Impose Transparency, Curb Abuse, Protect Rights of Poor
March 11, 2015
Would Impose Transparency, Curb Abuse, Protect Rights of Poor

(New York) – A bill passed today by Georgia’s House of Representatives includes important and far-reaching reforms of the state’s abuse-ridden for-profit probation industry, Human Rights Watch, the national American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU of GA) said today.

Updated to February 19, 2015
March 4, 2015
Updated to February 19, 2015

This updated memorandum provides an overview of Human Rights Watch’s concerns with respect to the current human rights situation in Cambodia, based on the organization's research in the country. It is submitted to the Human Rights Committee in advance of its upcoming pre-sessional review of that country.

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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.