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On the occasion of his meeting with Russian Prime Minister Putin

Dear Minister Reinfeldt, We write to urge you to use your upcoming meeting with Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to raise concern about the persisting hostility that continues to characterize the human rights climate in Russia, including in…
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HRW Letter to the European Union

The November E.U.-Russia summit comes at a critical moment in the E.U.-Russia relationship. The European Union will have to reconsider its current policy toward Russia. It must determine on what terms to engage with Russia and what role human rights…
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(Washington, DC) - Under President Bush's November 13th Military Order on military commissions, any foreign national designated by the President as a suspected terrorist or as aiding terrorists could potentially be detained, tried, convicted and even…
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Dr. César Gaviria Secretary General Organization of American States 17th and Constitution Avenue Washington, DC 20006 Dear Mr. Secretary General: I write to express Human Rights Watch's deep concern about your intervention to secure political asylum…
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The Honorable Janet Reno   Attorney General of the United States   U.S. Department of Justice   950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Room 4545   Washington, D.C. 20530-0001     Dear Madame Attorney General:   Human Rights Watch is deeply concerned that your…