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Brussels, 18 March 2022   To: Ursula von der Leyen President of the European Commission Charles Michel President of the European Council CC: Josep Borrell Fontelles High Representative for Foreign Affairs / Vice-President of the…
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Open letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Dear Excellencies, dear colleagues, We are writing to urge you to support a special session of the UN Human Rights Council to address the human rights situation in Sudan, and to create a mechanism, such as a fact-finding mission, to monitor and report…
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Re: Protecting Human Rights in Australia’s Foreign Policy

Dear Minister Payne, Congratulations on your reappointment as foreign minister. Human Rights Watch looks forward to working with you to make protection of human rights a strong pillar of Australia’s foreign policy. We attach a…
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Joint Letter to the EU and EU member states

To: Ministers for Foreign Affairs of all EU member states Donald Tusk, President of the European Council Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs /…
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Joint NGO letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

Excellency, After another year marked by enforced disappearances, denial of due process, and continued efforts to suppress human rights, we call on your delegation to join with other States to take collective, coordinated action at the 34th…
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Submitted in advance of the 33rd session of the UN Human Rights Council

(Geneva) Excellency, Our organisations write to you in advance of the opening of the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to share our serious concerns regarding the human rights and humanitarian situation in Sudan…
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To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

Excellency, We write to share our serious concerns about the deteriorating human rights situation in Sudan, marked by harsh political repression and continued impunity. There is increasing evidence that Sudanese security forces are committing…
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Letter to the UN Human Rights Council, 24th session (9-27 September 2013)

Geneva, 9 September 2013 Re: Renewal and strengthening of the special procedure mandate on the situation of human rights in Sudan, UN Human Rights Council 24th session (9-27 September 2013) Excellency, The undersigned organisations are writing to urge…
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Letter to Permanent Representatives of all Member States, 21st Session

Geneva, 17 September 2012 Excellency, The undersigned organizations are writing to urge your delegation to ensure that serious and widespread human rights violations committed in Sudan are appropriately addressed by the UN Human Rights Council (HRC)…
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