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Dear Minister Payne,
 Congratulations on your reappointment as foreign minister. Human Rights Watch looks forward to working with you to make protection of human rights a strong pillar of Australia’s foreign policy.
Update 6/23/2015: "The court has provided no adequate justification for Yee's further detention and has ordered forced psychiatric tests. He should be immediately released," Robertson said. "The ruling leaves in the balance whether Yee will be subject to…
Amos Yee leaves the State Courts after his trial in Singapore on May 12, 2015.
(New York) – The decision by Singapore’s Manpower Ministry to grant foreign domestic workers a weekly rest day is an important reform but falls short of international standards, Human Rights Watch said today. The changes, announced on March 5, 2012, go…

 Swept Under the Rug
 Abuses against
 Domestic Workers Around the World
 I. Introduction
 Best and
 worst government practices
 To Labor Ministries
 To Heads of State and Government, and…
(New York) - Singapore’s new standard contract for migrant domestic workers perpetuates discriminatory treatment and their exclusion from basic protections, Human Rights Watch said today. The contract clarifies service charges and refund policies for…
Dr. Ng Eng Hen Minister of Manpower 18 Havelock Road, #07-01 Singapore 059764 Dear Dr. Ng: We are writing in response to the statements issued by the Ministry of Manpower regarding our recently published report, Maid to Order: Ending Abuses against…