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Mandatory Order to Install Surveillance Software Infringes on Child Privacy, Expression

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A student uses a laptop for schoolwork while participating in remote learning, September 7, 2020.
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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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Re: Protecting Human Rights in Australia’s Foreign Policy

Dear Minister Payne,
 
 Congratulations on your reappointment as foreign minister. Human Rights Watch looks forward to working with you to make protection of human rights a strong pillar of Australia’s foreign policy.
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Authorities Repress Critical Voices, Independent Media

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Jolovan Wham participates in a silent protest with eight other activists on an MRT train in Singapore, June 3, 2017
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A new treaty to deepen the link between environmental protection and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to reduce the conflicts that lead to the murders of so many environmental defenders in the region. 
 
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Bernardo, a man in his 30s, was born in a quilombo (Afro-Brazilian) community of around 60, men, women, and children in Minas Gerais State, southeast Brazil. Bernardo told Human Rights Watch that he feels powerless against aerial spraying of pesticides. “