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- AudioHuman Rights Watch leads a conversation with California advocates about Senate Bill 43, the latest effort to expand involuntary treatment in California.
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- AudioIt's been nearly two years since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. The country has largely disappeared from the media, but it remains one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters. In this Space, we discuss the humanitarian and economic crisis, restrictions on women's rights, and other human rights abuses in the
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- VideoSome of the images in this video, including the landscapes, were generated by AI technology. The Escazu agreement is designed to protect biodiversity and environmental defenders in Latin America and the Caribbean. The treaty, adopted in 2018 in Costa Rica, guarantees people’s right to obtain environmental information and to participate in decision-making that affects their lives and environment. It requires countries to ensure access to justice when those rights are violated, and to establish systems to prevent environmental harm or provide redress. It is the world’s first legally binding instrument containing specific provisions on environmental defenders – requiring governments to provide safe and enabling conditions for the defenders and ensuring that those responsible for violence and intimidation against them are investigated and prosecuted. Upholding the rights established in the Escazú agreement could contribute hugely to reversing the cycle of violence and environmental destruction in the Amazon, Human Rights Watch said.