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October 5, 2020 Col. Guled Ahmed Acting Director Criminal Investigation Division Somali Police Force Mogadishu   Re: Preliminary Findings and Questions into Gololey Investigations Dear Colonel, I am writing on behalf of…
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Your Excellency, I write to express concern that Saudi Arabia’s current detention practices, in many cases, result in arbitrary detention in Saudi Arabia, and to seek your response to a number of questions related to this issue that arise from a recent…
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To Permanent Representatives of Member States of the UN Human Rights Council, and Observer States of Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Togo

Your Excellency, We are writing to you to ask your delegation to urgently consider calling for a Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights of migrants at sea. The devastating event in Lampedusa speaks for itself, and warrants a…
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His Highness Prince Muhammad bin Nayef bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud Minister of the Interior Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Your Highness, We write to request information on the whereabouts and condition of Khaled al-Natour, 27, a Jordanian citizen whom Saudi…
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His Excellency Dr. Fayez al-Tarawneh Prime Minister Amman Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan   Your Excellency, Greetings on the start of Ramadan. Human Rights Watch is writing to express our deep concerns regarding the cabinet’s recent rejection of foreign…
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H.E. Mr. Nabil El Araby Secretary-General The League of Arab States Secretariat - Tahrir Square Cairo, Egypt   Dear Secretary-General, Human Rights Watch welcomes the Council of the League of Arab States’ February 12 call on Syria to end all forms of…
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Dr. ‘Awn al-Khasawna Prime Minister Amman Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan   Your Excellency, Human Rights Watch urges you to set up an independent inquiry into the death of Najm al-Din Ahmad Ali ‘Azayiza (al-Zu’bi), a 20-year-old man from Ramtha, when in…
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Letter to Yusuf Haji, Minister of State for Defence

  Dear Hon. Haji:   I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch to raise concerns regarding possible violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law by elements of the Kenyan armed forces during Operation “Linda Nchi.”   Human Rights…
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On Behalf of : Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN), Human Rights Watch (HRW), and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH):    Dear Members of the Royal Committee for Amending the Constitution, The Euro-Mediterranean Human…
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H.E. Dr. Jean Ping Chairperson, African Union Commission Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Your Excellency, In advance of the 17th African Union Summit, scheduled for June 23- July 1, 2011 in Malabo, we are writing to provide input into the discussions that are…