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June 10, 2021   H.E. Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón President of the Government of Spain La Moncloa Aven Madrid, 28071 Spain   Dear President Sánchez, I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch in advance of…
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Subject: Human Rights Watch Amicus Curiae in the Case of Vicky Hernández and Family v. Honduras I. Introduction Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) respectfully submits this brief to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (“Inter-American Court” or “this…
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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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Republic of Iraq Prime Minister’s Office March 12, 2015   Mr. Joe Stork Deputy executive director of the Middle East section Human Rights Watch   Having read your letter dated February 26, 2015, we deeply appreciate your care in investigating the…
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Your Excellency: We write requesting your response to a number of incidents involving the Iraqi security forces participating in the Hashd al-Shaabi operation that Human Rights Watch observed in October 2014. We are concerned that these activities may…
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To the Editor: “Obama Approves Plan to Let Children Apply for Refugee Status in Central America” (news article, Oct. 1) reports that human rights advocates have praised the idea of in-country refugee processing. Count us out. The Obama administration’s in…
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Allow Iraqi plaintiffs to travel to US to participate in lawsuit against government contractor

The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary of State US Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520   Dear Secretary Kerry, We, the undersigned organizations, are writing…
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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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Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle Auswärtiges Amt Werderscher Markt 1 10117 Berlin, Germany   Dear Foreign Minister Westerwelle: We are writing to you before the December 31 announced closure of Camp Ashraf (also known as Camp New Iraq) to urge the…