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Leadership on Egypt at the United Nations Human Rights Council

July 9, 2015   Joint NGO Letter: Leadership on Egypt at the United Nations Human Rights Council   Dear Minister,   We write to…
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Your Excellency,   The upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt on 5 November 2014 comes at a critical time for human rights, freedoms and independent Egyptian civil society, including rights defenders and democracy activists. As a group of…
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Call by Civil Society for the United Nations Human Rights Council to Address the Grave Human Rights Situation in Egypt, and Ensure Respect for Democratic Development

Excellency, As civil society from around the world we express support for those struggling for a future in Egypt based on human rights and democracy.  At this critical juncture in Egypt’s history, at a time when peaceful political activists, human rights…
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Dear Members of the Constituent Assembly, Human Rights Watch, an independent nongovernmental organization, is writing to urge you to amend those articles of the draft constitution made public that conflict with Egypt’s obligations under international…
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Human Rights Watch reiterated its call to President George W. Bush in a letter today to close immediately the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. Human Rights Watch said the continued detention of hundreds of men without charge has undermined US efforts…
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Joint letter to Tony Blair from Human Rights Watch and Liberty

Human Rights Watch and Liberty are deeply concerned about the British government’s stated intention to seek diplomatic assurances against torture in order to deport terrorism suspects to their home countries or to third countries where they would be at…