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
(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)
Position paper from Amnesty International, Broederlijk Delen, Christian Aid, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Human Rights Watch, and Pax Christi Flanders
Ongoing impunity for serious crimes committed during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has undermined the trust needed to bring about a durable, just peace. But a move by Palestine or Israel to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) could ensure access to international justice for victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity on both sides.
Position commune d’Amnesty International, de la Fédération Internationale des ligues des Droits de l’Homme (FIDH), de Human Rights Watch, Broederlijk Delen, Christian Aid et Pax Christi Flandres
L’impunité continue pour tous les crimes graves commis au cours du conflit israélo-palestinien nuit à l’instauration de la confiance nécessaire à une paix juste et durable.