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(Washington, DC, April 26, 2021) – Venezuelan security forces have committed egregious abuses against local residents during a weeks-long operation against armed groups on the border with Colombia, Human Rights Watch said today. Venezuelan security…
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UN Human Rights Council Should Pursue Accountability

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As Joe Biden settles into his presidency, in addition to facing a pandemic and economic crisis, he will hear demands for accountability. If President Biden is going to help restore a robust commitment to the rule of law, he will need to reach further back…
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Dear High Representative, Dear Foreign Ministers, We are writing ahead of the January 25th Foreign Affairs Council discussion on Egypt to raise our serious concerns, once again, about the human rights crisis unfolding in the country, and to urge the EU…
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To Permanent Representatives of EU Member States to the EU Brussels   Brussels, 17 December 2020, RE: GSP+ application and human rights situation in Uzbekistan Dear Ambassador, We are writing following the European Commission’s 30 November delegated…
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Mass Executions Follow Suspicious Prison Killings

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A satellite photograph of Scorpion Prison taken in September 2016. Inmates suffer abuses in secret and are denied most access to the outside world. Satellite imagery