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President Ndayishimiye Changes Tack on Covid-19

Click to expand Image President Évariste Ndayishimiye’s inauguration…
President Évariste Ndayishimiye’s inauguration ceremony in Gitega, Burundi, on June 18, 2020. Ndayishimiye took power two months early after the abrupt death of his predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza.
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July 13, 2020 His Excellency President Évariste Ndayishimiye Re: Protecting Human Rights in Burundi Your Excellency, Please accept my regards on behalf of Human Rights Watch and our condolences for the death of your predecessor, Pierre Nkurunziza.…
Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye holds the national flag after his inauguration in Gitega, Burundi, on June 18, 2020.
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Online Posts Target Reporter and Her Family

(Kyiv) – A Ukrainian journalist who wrote about the alleged influence of far-right groups on a fact-checking organization is receiving death threats, and her personal information has been published online, Human Rights Watch said today…
Katerina Sergatskova, an independent Ukrainian journalist who has faced threats online in response to her reporting.
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Join HRW's global event for positive change; good news on fight for racial justice in United States; threats against Ukrainian reporter; detained journalist in Egypt dies of Covid-19; new report on risks faced by health workers around the world; all is…
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H.E. Hussein Ali Al-Hilali Attorney General Sultanate of Oman Via email to the Oman Human Rights Commission Via fax to the Oman Human Rights Commission: +968 24218906 May 22, 2018   Your Excellency: We write on behalf of Human Rights Watch to…
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Response to the Joint Questionnaire on Covid-19 and Human Rights by UN Special Procedure Mandate Holders

https://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Poverty/Pages/callCovid19.aspx We are writing to share our concerns regarding the protection of older people during the Covid-19 pandemic. These include access to social services, concerns regarding nursing homes, violence…
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China's Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo died 3 years ago; bad news for human rights in Poland; more lives in Syria will be lost as aid access is cut; Covid-19 reveals global need to improve education systems; coalition to defend freedom of expression…
Liu Xiaobo.