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35th Ordinary Session

Human Rights Watch respectfully submits this written presentation to contribute testimony from children to the discussion on the impact of Covid-19 on children at the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of…
Schoolchildren attend class at a school in Norton, west of the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, September 10, 2019.
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Inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on education and children’s services

Introduction Human Rights Watch welcomes the Commons Select Committee’s inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures taken to address the public health emergency on children’s access to education and other essential rights, and the…
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Delivered by Mary Wareham, Human Rights Watch, on behalf of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

I am speaking on behalf of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, the international coalition of 87 non-governmental organizations in 49 countries formed six years ago to preemptively ban fully autonomous weapons, known here as lethal autonomous weapons…
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Item 6 UPR adoption

Human Rights Watch welcomes the UPR report on Morocco, which includes recommendations concerning joining the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court; abolition of capital punishment; and equality among citizens.
 
 During Morocco’s review…
Moroccan police fires water cannon at protesters demonstrating in the Rif region town of Imzouren, Morocco, June 2, 2017.
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(London) – The March 22, 2017, attack in Westminster was a despicable act of violence. Four people, including a policeman, were killed, and at least 40 more were injured. Some remain in a critical condition. Human Rights Watch extends its deepest…
Armed police respond outside Parliament during an incident on Westminster Bridge.
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Introduction
 
 This memorandum highlights some areas of concern that Human Rights Watch hopes will inform the Committee’s consideration of the Moroccan government’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)…
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The Human Rights Implications of Brexit

Submission to the UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights
 
 The Human Rights Implications of Brexit
 
 October 2016
 
  
 
 Human Rights Watch welcomes this opportunity to submit evidence to the committee. We are…
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Human Rights Watch is eager to resume on-the-ground human rights monitoring in Morocco. It will in any event continue to monitor and report objectively on human rights developments in that country.
 
 In September, Moroccan authorities wrote a…
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(Tunis) – Human Rights Watch issued the following statement on October 2, 2015, in response to a demand from the Moroccan government to suspend Human Rights Watch activities in the country: 
 
 Human Rights Watch is disappointed with the demand…