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Chancellor Angela Merkel Bundeskanzleramt Willy-Brandt-Straße 1 10557 Berlin - Germany                                                                                                      3 December 2020 RE: Rule of law and the general regime of…

Support Commission’s efforts to address rule of law concerns

Brussels, 11 May 2017
 Open Letter to the General Affairs Council and Member States regarding the situation in Poland
 On 16 May, the General Affairs Council is set to debate the situation in Poland upon request from the…
October, 19th, 2016, Warsaw
 Mr Andrzej Duda
 The President of the Republic of Poland
 The Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland
 Wiejska 10 Street
 00-489 Warsaw
Andrzej Duda
 President of the Republic of Poland
 Kancelaria Prezydenta Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej
 ul. Wiejska 10
 00-902 Warszawa
 Your Excellency,
 We write to urge you to sign into law the Act on Gender…
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…
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…
This petition is no longer active In recent months and years, Polish leaders have threatened criminal sanctions against lesbian and gay activists and organizations, have tried to restrict freedoms of expression and association, and have even threatened…
On behalf of Human Rights Watch, I write to you concerning proposed legislation that, if passed, would prevent free speech and access to information by and about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in schools and other institutions of…

HRW Letter to the Polish Prime Minister

On behalf of Human Rights Watch, I write to you in concern over a pattern of acts and statements by members of your government that seem intended to instigate violence, hatred and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people…

HRW Letter to Polish President Lech Kaczynski

On behalf of Human Rights Watch, I write in concern over a climate that increasingly threatens the basic rights and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Poland. As you are undoubtedly aware, on January 18 the European Parliament…
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…

Participation of One-Party States in Democracy Summit Questioned

  (Warsaw, Poland, June 24, 2000) - Human Rights Watch today expressed dismay that a number of one-party states and governments restricting political freedom are attending the Community of Democracies Conference in Warsaw on June 26 and 27. Human Rights…

Letter Urging Extradition of General Pinochet

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…