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Oral Statement at the 17th session of the Human Rights Council - June 7th, 2011

Human Rights Watch welcomes the UPR report on Nepal, which includes important recommendations concerning Nepal's commitments to adopt a comprehensive and inclusive constitution, to ensure justice for victims through the adoption of a Truth and…
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Testimony of Bill Frelick to a Joint Briefing for the Congressional Children's Caucus and the Congressional Human Rights Caucus on the Status of Stateless Children

Mr. Chairman and Madame Chairwoman: Thank you very much for inviting me to testify. This is my second appearance before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus on the subject of statelessness—I had the honor of addressing this issue on the briefing held…
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Initial interviews conducted by Human Rights Watch in mid-October 2006 with two survivors of the Nangpa Pass shooting near the China-Nepal border on September 30, 2006. Interview with X from Driru County, Nagchu Prefecture Q1. What is your name and where…
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Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Testimony of Saman Zarifi, Research Director, Human Rights Watch Thank you, Senator, for the opportunity to testify about Nepal at this historic moment. I also want to thank you on behalf of a Nepali woman I met in March of this year in the remote…
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Agenda Item 9: Question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in any part of the world

Mr. Chairman,     Human Rights Watch urges the Commission to take action on the situations in Nepal, Sudan and Uzbekistan.     In Nepal, Maoists and the army continue to kill civilians with impunity. As Human Rights Watch documented, Nepal has one of the…
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Testimony to U.S. House of Representatives

Thank you Mr. Chairman for inviting me to testify. This year's State Department human rights reports live up to the tradition of candid and comprehensive reporting the Department has established over the years. The reports fairly describe human rights…
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U.S. President George W. Bush will be traveling to Africa from July 7-12, visiting Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda, and Nigeria. This packet from Human Rights Watch includes material for each stop along the way. A brief overview of the Bush…