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A Joint NGO letter to the Biden Administration

Dear President Biden, On behalf of 24 organizations and individuals devoted to improving respect for human rights in China, we write to urge your administration to make human rights a priority in US-China policy. We understand that the new…
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We are deeply saddened by the passing of Ali Ajami, an exiled Iranian human rights defender and a dear colleague to many of us who focus on documenting violations of human rights in Iran. Ali, 37, was a gifted student of law at the University of…
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Re: Protecting Human Rights in Australia’s Foreign Policy

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. We attach a…
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March 31, 2019 Carrie Lam Chief Executive Office of the Chief Executive Tamar Hong Kongceo@ceo.gov.hk   Re: Proposed Changes to Hong Kong’s Extradition Laws   Dear Chief Executive…
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Joint Letter to the EU and EU member states

To: Ministers for Foreign Affairs of all EU member states Donald Tusk, President of the European Council Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs /…
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Suspend Deportations to China, Expedite Asylum Claims

Dear Ministers, We write regarding the status of ethnic Turkic refugees and asylum seekers from China in your country. Over the past year, Human Rights Watch has extensively documented gross human rights violations in…
Ethnically Turkic people are transported back to a detention facility in the town of Songkhla in southern Thailand, March 26, 2014.
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Human Rights Watch Submission - 2018

We write on the occasion of the Australia-Iran human rights dialogue, to be held for the first time in Tehran in August 2018. Australia should use this opportunity to raise critical human rights concerns while at the same time engaging Iranian…
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Re: Human Rights Concerns in China

Dear Minister Le Drian, Human Rights Watch is an independent international organization that monitors human rights in more than 90 countries around the world. We have been reporting on and advocating solutions to human rights abuses in China…