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To Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Scotland

Dear Justice Secretary Brown, We are writing on behalf of four human rights organisations for clarity about the current status of Police Scotland’s longstanding arrangement to train the Sri Lankan police. The situation in Sri Lanka has deteriorated…
We are writing to you on behalf of Brandix to clarify our stance on the article published on Human Rights Watch titled ‘Sri Lanka: Protect Garment Workers’ Rights During Pandemic’. We would like the opportunity to provide clarity for the statements made…

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…

Re: Draft Counter Terrorism Act of 2018

Dear Prime Minister Wickremesinghe, Human Rights Watch welcomes Sri Lanka’s renewed efforts to replace the Prevention of Terrorism Act of 1979 (PTA) with a law that meets its reform commitments to the United Nations Human Rights Council and…

To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

Excellency, We write to seek your support in ensuring that the upcoming consideration of Sri Lanka’s progress toward implementing its commitments under United Nations Human Rights Council resolution 30/1 accurately and substantively reflects…
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HRW Calls on Cosponsoring States to Provide Funding for Syria Investigative Mechanism

Dear Ambassador, We write to thank your government for its support for the December 2016 General Assembly resolution to establish the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism to Assist in the Investigation and Prosecution of…
The UN General Assembly votes on the Syria Investigative Mechanism resolution

Re: Prosecution of Lena Hendry

Mohamed Apandi Ali Attorney General Attorney General's Chambers No 45, Persiaran Perdana Precint 4, 62100 Putrajaya, Malaysia Re: Prosecution of Lena Hendry Dear Attorney General Mohamed Apandi Ali, …