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Submission to the UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons

This submission is based on Human Rights Watch research on human rights issues impacting older women,[1] including domestic violence, abuse, and neglect in residential institutions for older people, abuses during armed conflict, and health disparities…
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Delivered by Steve Goose, Director

Thank you Co-Chair, We will focus this statement on the egregious treaty violation in Yemen, but there are other compliance concerns that we will address as well. We will also use this opportunity to talk about the allegations of Russian use of…
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Delivered by Steve Goose, Director

Thank you Mr. Co-Chair, This is an intervention that the ICBL had hoped to never make. It appears that the most serious violation of the Mine Ban Treaty ever has occurred: extensive use of antipersonnel mines by government forces in Yemen.…