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We, the undersigned organisations, call upon the 41 Governments that compose the Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies, to take action and address the alarming proliferation of surveillance…
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Data Surveillance Claims and Protecting the Right to Privacy

The Rt. Hon William Hague MP Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Foreign and Commonwealth Office King Charles Street SW1A 2AH 1 July 2013 Dear Foreign Secretary RE: Data surveillance claims and protecting the right to privacy…
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Human Rights Watch met with Hamas justice minister Faraj al-Ghoul and other government officials on May 13, 2010. At the meeting, Hamas agreed to our request to grant us access to detainees in Gaza's central prison. After our interviews with detainees, we…
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Prevention of students from Gaza from studying abroad

We are writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch, the Committee on Academic Freedom of the Middle East Studies Association of North America, and the Committee for Human Rights of the American Anthropological Association to welcome the State Department's…