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(Brussels) - As rising ethnic tensions fuel the risk of renewed war in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local government officials have reportedly delivered guns to civilians despite a United Nations embargo, Human Rights Watch said today. U.N.…
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United States Gets Mixed Review

(New York) -- Eighteen Eighteen countries destroyed their stockpiles of antipersonnel mines in the past year, according to the annual global report by the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), released today in Washington, D.C. In a year full of…
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Human Rights Watch called on African officials meeting tomorrow in Arusha, Tanzania, to impose a regional arms embargo on Burundi. In a letter to Julius Nyerere, the former president of Tanzania and chief mediator in the peace negotiations concerning…