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What are the risks of lead poisoning? Who is most at risk? Why is Human Rights Watch concerned about lead contamination at the Mavrovouni migrant camp, on Lesbos? What were the results of the testing? Is the testing that the government…
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On November 4, 2020, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appeared on state television and acknowledged that he ordered the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) to commence operations against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in response…
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HRW Letter to Prime Minister Mitsotakis

Dear Prime Minister Mitsotakis, I am writing to you to express Human Rights Watch’s deep concern at the high number of unaccompanied migrant children detained in “protective custody” in police station cells and pre-removal detention centers across…
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Immediately honour commitments to relocate unaccompanied children from the Greek islands   Athens, 3 April 2020 We, the undersigned organizations, jointly call on European governments to proceed…
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20 November 2019 BBC Panorama / Sunday Times investigation  We write to you following the BBC Panorama and Sunday Times joint investigation which found evidence the Ministry of Defence and some elements within the Armed Forces have…
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Re: Protecting Human Rights in Australia’s Foreign Policy

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. We attach a…
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Address Restrictions in Draft CSO Proclamation and Protect Freedom of Association

29 November 2018   To: Prime Minister-, Dr. Abiy Ahmed Cc: Tagesse Chafo, Speaker of the House of Peoples’ Representative                                                                                       …
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Re: Torture and other human rights abuses in “Jail Ogaden,” Ethiopia, Somali Regional State

Dear Honorable Commissioner Manuela, We are writing to you from Human Rights Watch to share with you the findings of our most recent report on Ethiopia, “We are Like the Dead’: Torture and other Human Rights Abuses in Jail Ogaden, Somali…
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Re: Torture and other human rights abuses in “Jail Ogaden,” Ethiopia, Somali Regional State

Dear Honorable Commissioner Essaiem, We are writing to you from Human Rights Watch to share with you the findings of our most recent report on Ethiopia, “We are Like the Dead’: Torture and other Human Rights Abuses in Jail Ogaden, Somali…