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Prosecution of Dictatorship Era Abuses Should Move Forward

(Washington, DC) - The Uruguayan Congress's failure to annul the country's amnesty law is a blow to those who want justice for past human rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 20, 2011, the Chamber of Deputies upheld the country's 1986…
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Briefing to the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights

In its annual resolution on torture, the Commission on Human Rights should reaffirm the absolute obligation of states not to return (“refouler”) a person to a country where he or she is at risk of being subjected to torture or other cruel or inhuman…
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U.S. President George W. Bush will be traveling to Africa from July 7-12, visiting Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda, and Nigeria. This packet from Human Rights Watch includes material for each stop along the way. A brief overview of the Bush…