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Baseless criminal defamation cases undercut labor rights protections

Joint Letter 26 October 2020 We, the undersigned twelve human rights organizations, call on Thailand’s government to immediately end the harassment through the judicial system of journalist Suchanee Cloitre and to take concrete steps to protect…
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June 6, 2018   Kim Jong Un Chairman, State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Building of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Pyongyang  Democratic People’s Republic of…
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Sec. Kerry should press Malaysia to make concerted and measurable changes to prevent trafficking, protect survivors, and investigate and prosecute violators of anti-trafficking laws

July 31, 2015   The Honorable John Kerry Secretary of State U.S. State Department Washington, D.C. 20520   RE: Trafficking in Persons in Malaysia …
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Re: Thailand’s designation in the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

July 27, 2015   The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520  …
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Response to HRW's requests for information regarding the abuse of migrants' rights in the north of the country

Human Rights Watch translation, Letter dated May 8, 2014 but received May 20, 2014.   Republic of Yemen President of the Republic, and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces   To: H.E. Dr. Abu Bakr Al-Qirby Ministry of…
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November 15, 2013 Dear Senator: The undersigned human rights and civil liberties groups strongly urge you to support the Guantanamo Bay detainee transfer provisions included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal…
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Letter to Members of the New York State Legislature

With the New York State legislative session scheduled to end on June 20, 2013, Human Rights Watch urges Republican Senate Leader Dean Skelos to schedule a vote on the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act, and further urges the New York State Legislature…