Potential Complicity in Unlawful Detention of ISIS Suspects, Children
Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden should promptly repatriate their nationals unlawfully held in life-threatening conditions in northeast Syria, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the four governments today.…
Submission to the UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons
This submission is based on Human Rights Watch research on human rights issues impacting older women, including domestic violence, abuse, and neglect in residential institutions for older people, abuses during armed conflict, and health disparities…
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have not brought to justice those responsible for the massacres of ethnic Banunu in Yumbi territory one year ago.
Refugee Crisis and Universal Jurisdiction Cases in Europe
What’s the basis for European courts to try atrocities committed in Syria and Iraq? What is universal jurisdiction? Does universal jurisdiction mean that every country can investigate any grave international crime committed in Syria and Iraq? What…
Human Rights Watch issued a statement to the DRC Parliamentary Commission investigating events in Bas-Congo on April 12, 2007.
A Human Rights Watch Briefing Paper
I. BACKGROUND A partial power-sharing pact reached on April 19 at the end of the Inter-Congolese Dialogue between the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the rebel Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC) and most members of the unarmed…