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Washington, D.C., June 26, 2014   Hector Timerman, Foreign Affairs Minister of Argentina Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Foreign Affairs Minister of Brazil Heraldo Muñoz, Foreign Affairs Minister of Chile María Ángela Holguín, Foreign Affairs Minister of…
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Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita President-Elect Bamako Republic of Mali Re: Addressing human rights issues in your presidency Dear President-Elect Keita Human Rights Watch is an independent international organization that monitors and reports on human…
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Dear President Hollande, As France is spearheading military efforts to block the advance of Islamists groups in southern Mali, we write to raise our concerns about the possible human rights implications of this operation and share recommendations on ways…
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January 18, 2013 H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini - Zuma Chairperson, African Union Commission Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Your Excellency,   We write in advance of the 20th Ordinary Summit of the African Union in Addis Ababa, which this year takes place under…
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Honorable Camilo Escalona Medina, Presidente del Senado Honorable Nicolás Monckeberg Díaz, Presidente de la Cámara de Diputados ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Honorable Hernán Larraín Fernández, Presidente de la Comisión de Constitución, Legislación, Justicia y…
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January 30, 2012   Ministère des Mines M. Amadou Cissé Bamako - Mali   Dear Minister, We are writing to welcome your Ministry’s initiative to organize a government mission to investigate the prevalence of child labor in Mali’s artisanal gold mines. The…
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President Ricardo Lagos Escobar President of the Republic of Chile Palacio de la Moneda Santiago Chile Dear Mr. President, I write in regard to the measures your government is currently considering to expedite judicial investigations into the grave…
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The Honourable Jack Straw   Secretary of State for the Home Department   50 Queen Anne's Gate   London SW1H 9AT   United Kingdom     Dear Home Secretary:     We write concerning the requested extradition of Gen. Augusto Pinochet.     Human Rights Watch…
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The Honourable Jack Straw Secretary of State for the Home Department 50 Queen Anne's Gate London SW1H 9AT United Kingdom Dear Home Secretary: We write concerning the requested extradition of Gen. Augusto Pinochet. As we did in our letter of October…
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In a letter today to Spain's Prime Minister José María Aznar López, Human Rights Watch urged the Spanish government to take all necessary steps to ensure that legal proceedings against General Augusto Pinochet move forward.
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The Honorable Jack Straw Secretary of State for the Home Department 50 Queen Anne's Gate London SW1H 9AT ENGLAND Dear Home Secretary: Human Rights Watch, the largest United States-based international human rights organization, is writing to…