May 20, 2009

Human Rights Watch appreciates the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing preparations for the May 25-26 EU-Russia human rights consultations.

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Paths to Curbing the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas
June 19, 2015
Paths to Curbing the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

Tens of thousands of civilians are killed and injured every year from the use in populated areas of explosive weapons, such as mortars, rockets, artillery projectiles, and aircraft bombs, including barrel bombs. As civilian casualties multiply, international efforts to deal with this problem are gathering pace.

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April 8, 2015

يتناول هذا التقرير بالتحليل مشروع قانون مكافحة الإرهاب التونسي، ويُقيّم مدى تناسبه مع المعايير الدولية لحقوق الإنسان.

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April 8, 2015

This report analyzes Tunisia’s draft counterterrorism law and assesses to what extent the proposed law conforms to international human rights standards.

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Memorandum to Convention on Conventional Weapons Delegates
November 11, 2014
Memorandum to Convention on Conventional Weapons Delegates

As states party to the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) convene for their annual meeting in November 2014, the matter of incendiary weapons is reaching a crossroads. Ongoing use of these exceptionally cruel weapons highlights the urgent need to take steps to prevent the civilian suffering they cause.

October 3, 2014

Human Rights Watch respectfully submits the following information to David Anderson QC for the Investigatory Powers Review. Firstly, we explain the need to reform UK legislation governing surveillance to bring it in line with the UK’s human rights obligations, in particular its obligations to respect and protect the right to privacy.