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Introduction Human Rights Watch submits the following information regarding Papua New Guinea's implementation of recommendations it accepted through its 2015 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as well as information about developments in the human rights…
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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.
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Dear Prime Minister O’Neill:
 Please accept my regards on behalf of Human Rights Watch, an independent nongovernmental organization that monitors and reports on human rights in more than 90 countries worldwide.
 I am writing to you on an issue…
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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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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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Hon Julia Gillard MP
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 PO Box 6022
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 Parliament House
 Canberra ACT 2600
 Australia
 
 Re: Australia's Human Rights Obligations at Home and Abroad
 
 Dear Prime Minister…
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Hon. Dr. Allan Marat Minister of Justice Department of Justice Government of Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Dear Minister Marat: We write to express concern over your recent statements in Parliament suggesting that the death penalty might be…
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Mr. Gari Baki, OBE, DPS, O.St.J Police Commissioner Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary   Dear Commissioner Baki, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch write concerning recent reports of sorcery-related killings of women in the highlands…
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Hon Dr. Alan Marat Minister of Justice Department of Justice Government of Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Papua New Guinea   Dear Minister Marat, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch write concerning recent reports of sorcery-…
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Minister Alphonse Willie Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary Papua New Guinea Dear Minister Willie: Human Rights Watch writes to congratulate on your recent appointment as Minister of Police, and looks forward to communicating with you on issues…
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Minister Bire Kimisopa   Department of Justice and Attorney General   Papua New Guinea Dear Minister Kimisopa:     Human Rights Watch writes to congratulate you on your recent appointment as Minister of Justice and to welcome your public statements…
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Ms. Judy Tara Acting Jail Commander Buimo Jail, Lae VIA FACSIMILE: +675 323 2707 Dear Commander Tara: Human Rights Watch writes to express deep concern over reports that prison officers assaulted and sexually abused five juvenile prisoners on January…
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Hon. Bire Kimisopa Minister for Internal Security VIA FACSIMILE Dear Minister Kimisopa: We have noted recent reports of your announcement that, after a recruitment freeze of at least four years, the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC) intends to…
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Mr. Sam Inguba Commissioner of Police Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary Dear Commissioner Inguba: Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International write to express deep concern over reports that police shot and killed up to three students and wounded…
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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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Sir Michael Somare Prime Minister Papua New Guinea Dear Prime Minister Somare, We are writing to express concern about reports that your government intends to sign an agreement with Australia to extend the use of the Manus Island detention center by…
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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…