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Americas, Brazil | Disability Rights, Education, Environment, Migrant and Refugee Children

The acts of violence and vandalism that took place in Brazil on January 8, 2023, constitute an abhorrent attack on Brazil’s democratic institutions. HRW’s César Muñoz leads a conversation with Maria Laura Canineu and Brian Winter to discuss the human rights implications.

The word “democracy” on a pedestrian bridge in São Paulo, Brazil, October 26, 2022.
Europe/Central Asia, Rwanda, United Kingdom | Refugees and Migrants

The High Court has given the UK government the green light to expel asylum seekers to Rwanda, a country that is not safe for them. Yasmine Ahmed moderates a conversation with Colin Yeo, Graeme McGregor from Detention Action, and HRW’s Lewis Mudge and Emilie McDonnell.

British Home Secretary Priti Patel (L), and Rwandan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Vincent Biruta sign an agreement
Middle East/North Africa, Qatar | LGBT Rights, Migrants, Refugees and Migrants, Women's Rights

As the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar comes to a close, HRW’s Rothna Begum and Minky Worden discuss the legacy of the games and the human rights implications with Equidem’s Dennis Dome.

Lusail Stadium, the venue of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
Africa, US Foreign Policy, United States

HRW is joined by experts to discuss how African human rights defenders are leading the fight to advance rights and justice across the continent, and why the United States government should listen. With Nicole Widdersheim, Fred Bauma, Dr. Lina Zedriga Waru, and Samuel Gebru.