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Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson Prime Minister 10 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA Re: Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 17 June 2020   Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of Human Rights Watch, I write to request that your government…
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The following is a joint statement by Liberty, Amnesty International UK and Human Rights Watch: Human rights are universal and belong to everyone. Yet too often in the UK trans people are spoken about and treated as though their rights don’t matter…
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Item 3: Interactive Dialogue with Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

We welcome the first report of the Independent Expert on SOGI-related violence and discrimination. We recognize that some States opposed creation of the mandate, but are encouraged that it was reaffirmed by the General Assembly with support from all UN…
Delegates arrive for the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, February 27, 2017.
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Oral Statement Under Item 6

The Universal Periodic Review of the United Kingdom addressed a range of concerns including counterterrorism legislation and policies, as well as ways in which the UK is failing to its obligations to promote and protect women’s human rights. The UK…
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His Excellency Mr Stuart Jack CVO Governor Cayman Islands                      Dear Governor Jack: On behalf of Human Rights Watch, I write to urge your government's support for full protections against discrimination in the new constitution of the…
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Human Rights Watch sent a letter to Egypt's Minister of Interior, General Habib al-`Adli, on to express profound concern at reports this week that Egyptian border guards have once again shot and killed a migrant attempting to cross the border into Israel…
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Exerpts from Human Rights Watch's report, "In a Time of Torture: The Assault on Justice in Egypt's Crackdown on Homosexual Conduct." ….I didn't know what what was happening. They never asked me any questions at the police station. I had to sign a blank…
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A sixteen-year-old boy's prosecution and conviction for engaging in sexual relations with men violates international standards, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to Egyptian authorities released today. Convicted of "debauchery" on September 18 after…