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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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European Court of Human Rights Reiterates Obligation to Investigate Alleged War Crimes

Click to expand Image On January 3, 2021, two French Mirage 2000 jet…
French Mirage 2000 jet fighter
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Encouraging Signs They Are Set to Take More Leading Role

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An Icelandic flag hangs outside a shop in Reykjavik, October 27, 2016.
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Second Militia Attack on Ogossagou Village Killed at Least 35


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Part of the destroyed village of Ogossagou, attacked by armed Dogon men on February 14, 2020. The attack left over 35 Peuhl civilians dead.  © 2020 Private.
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Judicial Inquiries, Arrests First Steps Toward Prosecuting Those Responsible

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Members of the Dogon militia, Dan Na Ambassagou, which was founded to defend the Dogon community from attacks by Islamist armed groups. Dan Na Ambassagou has been implicated in numerous serious abuses against Peuhl civilians.
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 Amidst the proliferation of Islamist armed groups in Mopti region, central Mali, communal violence has in 2018 killed over 200 civilians, driven thousands from their homes, undermined livelihoods, and led to…
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Item 6 UPR Adoption on Mali

Human Rights Watch welcomes the adoption of the outcome of the Universal Periodic Review for Mali, and, in light of ongoing concerns about weak rule of law and the dramatic increase in reports of human rights abuses both within the context of…
Malian soldiers, part of the five-nation G5 Sahel military force, patrol in central Mali in November 2017.  The 5,000-member force will comprise two battalions each from Mali and Niger and one each from Burkina Faso, Chad and Mauritania.