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Human Rights Watch Letter to President Putin

The Secretary General has proposed a series of bold reforms of the system and following a period of intense negotiations by member states, it is now up to the Heads of States to adopt them. One of the key elements of the Secretary General’s proposal has…
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As countries across the world and in Central Eurasia increasingly turn their attention and resources to counter terrorism measures, it is essential to reaffirm states’ obligation to protect human rights in this work. As the leading global body on counter…
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Letter to UK Foreign Minister Jack Straw on the Sept. 2003 Draft Security Council Resolution

In your public statements in recent months, you and the Prime Minister have placed great emphasis on the abuses Saddam Hussein committed against his own people as a justification for the military action taken against Iraq. But what is the U.K. government…
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As the U.N. Security Council weighs the option of military action against Iraq to force compliance with Resolution 1441, Human Rights Watch calls on all U.N. member states to ensure that the protection of Iraq's civilians is at the forefront of its…