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Response to the Joint Questionnaire on Covid-19 and Human Rights by UN Special Procedure Mandate Holders We are writing to share our concerns regarding the protection of older people during the Covid-19 pandemic. These include access to social services, concerns regarding nursing homes, violence…

Use of Criminal Sanctions for Providing Pain Medications to a Terminally Ill Man

June 11, 2013
 Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation
 Yury Yakovlevich Chayka
 Moscow, Russian Federation
 Dear Yury Yakovlevich,
 I am writing to express Human Rights Watch’s concerns about the May 20…

Support Obstetric, HIV and Palliative Care

(Mombasa) - The Kenyan government should remove barriers to health care and make sure that there is no backsliding in access to care, Human Rights Watch said today in a submission to parliament. Parliament is currently debating the budget for 2011-2012.…

Call to Adequately Fund Obstetric, HIV and Palliative Care

Human Rights Watch welcomes the opportunity to provide input into the drafting of the next budget (2011-2012) in Kenya. We conduct research and advocacy around the world on the linkages between human rights and health issues, including on access to health…