The UN General Assembly’s adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) in December 2018 by the vote of 152 states, over a quarter of which are African states, marked a significant milestone in global…
This submission highlights Human Rights Watch’s concerns about Tanzania’s compliance with its international human rights obligations since its last Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in 2016.
It focuses on attacks on the political opposition,…
This document provides an overview of Human Rights Watch’s observations and questions to Tanzania in advance of the upcoming pre-sessional review of Tanzania by the UN Human Rights Committee (“the Committee”).
We hope that it will inform the Committee’s…
(Nairobi) – Tanzanian authorities have gravely abused at least 18 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers since late 2019. The whereabouts of several who were forcibly disappeared remain unknown, and additional Burundians may have suffered similar abuse…
October 5, 2020
Col. Guled Ahmed
Criminal Investigation Division
Somali Police Force
Re: Preliminary Findings and Questions into Gololey Investigations
I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch to…
To: His Excellency Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
President of the Federal Republic of Somalia
On behalf of Amnesty International, the Committee to Protect Journalists, and Human Rights Watch, we write to you…