Human Rights Watch shares the High Commissioner's concerns about serious ongoing abuses in Arakan and Kachin State in Burma both of which Human Rights Watch has extensively documented. In Arakan State, the Burmese government inadequately responded to the…
Ten Long Years:
A Briefing on Eritrea’s Missing Political Prisoners
Government of Eritrea
United Nations, African…
(New York) - The award of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama should encourage him to apply his stated principles to both foreign and domestic human rights policy, Human Rights Watch said today.
The Nobel committee awarded the prize…
Kenya, Ethiopia, the United States and the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia cooperated in a secret detention program for people who had fled the recent conflict in Somalia, Human Rights Watch said today.
In a March 22 letter to the Kenyan…
Director of Political Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Dear Mr. Amolo,
Human Rights Watch's research has found that the governments of Kenya, Ethiopia, the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, and the United…
(Washington, DC) - Under President Bush's November 13th Military Order on military commissions, any foreign national designated by the President as a suspected terrorist or as aiding terrorists could potentially be detained, tried, convicted and even…