The Covid-19 pandemic has presented new challenges to advancing Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) discussions on lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS), also known as fully autonomous weapons or “killer robots.” Before the global lockdown, states…
Minister of Justice
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Thung Song Hong, Lak Si
July 19, 2021
Re: Urgently address overcrowding, protect prisoners’ health during COVID-19 crisis
Dear Mr. Somsak,
We, the undersigned national…
(Washington, D.C., July 14, 2021) – Ecuador’s laws criminalizing abortion violate the rights and risk the lives and health of women and girls, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
The 128-page report, “‘Why Do They Want to Make Me Suffer…
Thank you, Mr. Chairman.
I want to begin by thanking Belgium for keeping the momentum going on a significant humanitarian issue and hosting a constructive meeting, despite the challenges of the global pandemic.
Human Rights Watch is heartened by the…