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Open Letter to All Commonwealth Heads of Government

Excellencies, Civil society organizations around the world are calling on the Rwandan authorities to allow an independent, impartial, and effective investigation into the death in custody of Kizito Mihigo, a popular gospel singer and peace activist. As…
Kizito Mihigo.
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PRESENTS AMICUS CURIAE José Miguel Vivanco presents this amicus brief to the Constitutional Court in the case with file number 9304-2014-19-AIA on behalf of Human Rights Watch, located at 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor, New York, NY 10118-3299.…
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Dear President Morales, I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch to respectfully urge you to push for the reform of several laws that restrict basic rights. The 2009 Bolivian Constitution, which was adopted during your presidency, provides for the…
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24 January 2014   To, H.E. President Evo Morales Plurinational State of Bolivia La Paz Bolivia   Dear President Evo Morales,   We, the undersigned, as advocates of child rights have been closely watching the developments in Bolivia…
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Mr. Makhtar Diop Vice President for Africa World Bank 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA Cc: Ms. Carrie Turk, Country Manager, Rwanda Board of Executive Directors Re: Concerns About World Bank Financing in Rwanda Dear Vice President Diop…
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(This letter was made public on April 28, 2010)  His Excellency President Paul Kagame Office of the President Kigali Rwanda                                                            20 April 2010 Your Excellency, I am writing to express my…
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Human Rights Monitoring in Western Sahara and in Camps in Tindouf, Algeria

His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon Secretary-General United Nations Re: Human Rights Monitoring in Western Sahara and in Camps in Tindouf, Algeria Your Excellency: Our organizations, Human Rights Watch and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice &…
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Rwanda’s state-owned newspaper published an article by one its editorial staff, Grace Kwinjeh, on May 8, 2009. The article accused Human Rights Watch of (among other things) sanitizing those attempting to negate the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The Executive…