In Final Talks, Western Governments Should Agree to Include Prevention, Treatment
January 10, 2013
In Final Talks, Western Governments Should Agree to Include Prevention, Treatment

A proposed international treaty to address the damaging effects of mercury should include specific provisions to protect the health of children and other vulnerable populations, Human Rights Watch said today. Governments are to meet in Geneva beginning January 13, 2013, for a fifth and final round of talks for the treaty.

Lula Deveria Demonstrar Solidariedade aos Direitos Humanos no Conselho da ONU
June 15, 2009
Lula Deveria Demonstrar Solidariedade aos Direitos Humanos no Conselho da ONU

(Genebra) - Quando o Presidente do Brasil Lula da Silva do se pronunciar perante o Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU hoje, deveria explicar porque o Brasil faz uso do seu voto no conselho para proteger países com péssimos registros de abuso aos direitos humanos, declarou hoje a Human Rights Watch.

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Lula Should Show Solidarity for Human Rights at UN Council
June 15, 2009
Lula Should Show Solidarity for Human Rights at UN Council

(Geneva) - When President Lula da Silva of Brazil addresses the UN Human Rights Council on June 15, 2009, he should explain why Brazil is using its vote in the council to protect countries with appalling human rights records, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Examen Periódico Universal (EPU)
June 11, 2009
Examen Periódico Universal (EPU)

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April 21, 2009

Racism has been a stain on human history, from slavery to the Holocaust to the genocide in Rwanda, yet it continues all over the world, from the silencing of religious minorities and indigenous peoples, to ethnic war, discrimination and xenophobia against migrants.

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Statement delivered under Item 6
June 26, 2015
Statement delivered under Item 6

Kuwait’s UPR took place against the backdrop of a serious decline in its free speech record, with authorities cracking down on political commentary and peaceful dissent, prosecuting government critics, stripping political opponents of their Kuwait nationali

Statement delivered under Item 6
June 25, 2015
Statement delivered under Item 6

Kenya’s UPR came at a time when there were serious concerns that the human rights situation had deteriorated and that the government had failed to make substantial progress on key reforms.

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Statement delivered under Item 6
June 25, 2015
Statement delivered under Item 6

Human Rights Watch welcomes that Spain’s Universal Periodic Review addressed key issues of concern, and acknowledge that Spain accepted many important recommendations.

Statement delivered under Item 6
June 25, 2015
Statement delivered under Item 6

The Universal Periodic Review for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic shows the serious gap of Lao government statements of intent and associated plans, laws and decrees versus the minimal progress made on human rights in Laos since the previous UPR in 2010.

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