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This statement was delivered on behalf of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch.
 
 Russia’s refusal to accept recommendations to protect freedoms of expression, association and assembly is deeply disappointing.[1] The recent arbitrary…
Police detain a protester in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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This submission has been prepared for the third cycle review of Russia in the framework of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by Human Rights Watch and International Partnership for Human Rights. It covers a period of unprecedented deterioration in human…
Yulia Galyamina and Nikolai Tuzhilin on the ground with riot police officials next to them. Moscow, July 2017
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How did Saudi Arabia, which has been indiscriminately bombing Yemeni civilians for 18 months, just get re-elected to the Human Rights Council, the United Nations' premier human rights body?
 Unlike Russia, whose failure to retain its council seat…
A boy walks on the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi-led air strikes in Khamis Bani-Saad district of the western province of al-Mahweet, Yemen, October 27, 2016.
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(New York) – The candidacies of Saudi Arabia and Russia for the United Nations Human Rights Council are severely compromised because of their widespread unlawful attacks on civilians in Yemen and Syria respectively. The annual election for seats on the 47…
HRC headquarters
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In spite of a clear mandate to prevent human rights violations, the Human Rights Council has demonstrated a clear lack of efficiency when fundamental human rights are gradually restricted.
 
 Bangladesh has been heading down an increasingly…
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Despite the ceasefire agreed on in February 2015, the sporadic fighting between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine continues to injure and kill civilians. In the fall and winter of 2014, Human Rights Watch documented the use of…