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Mr. Marwan Charbel Minister of Interior Ministry of the Interior Al Hamra, Sinai Beirut, Lebanon Your Excellency, Human Rights Watch, an international nongovernmental organization that promotes human rights worldwide, appreciates that Lebanon has…
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Najib Mikati Prime Minister Lebanese Republic   Marwan Charbel Minister of Interior Lebanese Republic   Shakib Qortbawi Minister of Justice Lebanese Republic   Major General Abbas Ibrahim Director-General of the General Directorate of the General Security…
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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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Human Rights Watch wrote a letter to General Siham Harake highlighting a few areas of concern related to the protection of Iraqis in Lebanon. We are writing to thank you for meeting with us in December at the time of the release of our report on Iraqi…
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Dear SAARC Government Leaders: As the leaders of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) meet in New Delhi on April 3 and 4, 2007, the discussions will inevitably focus upon economics and regional security. At SAARC meetings, human…
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President Bashar al-Asad Office of the President Damascus, Syria Dear President al-Asad,  The national command of the Ba'ath Party in Syria, to which you belong, recently expressed your country's support for the Lebanese people.  Such support is…
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We are aware that you have recently expressed great concern about the current fighting between Israel and Hezbollah, citing in particular the large numbers of Lebanese civilian victims of this conflict. July 26, 2006 President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Office…
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We understand that you plan to visit Israel in the coming days to address current fighting between Israel and Hezbollah and between Israel and Palestinian armed factions in Gaza. You have recently spoken out on the need for all parties to these conflicts…
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Letter to His Excellency Charles Rizk

Human Rights Watch regards the bombing that killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri and 22 other individuals as a grave affront to human rights. We therefore welcome the Security Council’s adoption on March 29, 2006 of Resolution 1664 (2006),…