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This submission is based on Human Rights Watch research on human rights issues impacting older women,[1] including domestic violence, abuse, and neglect in residential institutions for older people, abuses during armed conflict, and health disparities…
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(New York, June 3, 2019) – Members of the United Nations Security Council should focus on the deteriorating humanitarian and human rights situation in Cameroon at the June 4, 2019 briefing by the UN Regional Office for Central Africa, nine human rights…
“Ramah” church, burned on May 15, 2019 by the security forces, in Muwatsu, Mankon, Bamenda, North-West region, Cameroon.
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HRW welcomes Cameroon’s UPR adoption, which comes at a timely moment for the country.
 
 Earlier this year, HRW documented numerous human rights violations committed by both armed separatists and government forces since a pro-independence movement…
Displaced villagers who fled Belo following early April clashes between security forces and armed separatists came back to town to get food to bring back to their hiding places in the bush. In the bags, they carry dried fish. North West region, April 2018
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(New York) - The European Union, the United States, and other governments should call for the United Nations Human Rights Council to review the deteriorating human rights situation in China, Human Rights Watch said today. The EU, US, and other governments…
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The United Nations’ ruling that Sweden violated the global torture ban in its involvement in the CIA transfer of an asylum seeker to Egypt is an important step toward establishing accountability for European governments complicit in illegal US renditions…
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Sweden violated the absolute ban on torture by expelling a terrorism suspect to Egypt, the United Nations Committee Against Torture ruled today. Sweden justified the transfer saying it secured assurances from Egypt that the suspect would not be tortured…