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Should Promote Rights, Not Charity

(Rabat, October 26, 2015) – A draft law before Morocco’s parliament on disability rights conflicts with Morocco’s obligations under an international treaty, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the Moroccan parliament. Moroccan lawmakers should…

Treat, Compensate Victims of Mombasa Smelter

(Nairobi) – Thousands of people in a poor urban district outside Mombasa face serious health consequences from toxic lead from a battery recycling plant, Human Rights Watch said today. The crisis is the result of the Kenyan government’s failure to…

Governments Should Step Up Efforts to Teach Vital Communication Skills

(Sydney) – Deaf children have a right to a quality education, like all other children, in a language and environment that maximizes their potential. In a video released on October 18, 2013, in conjunction with a global conference in Sydney on equality for…