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Human Rights Watch’s work on Rwanda

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Posted by admin 86 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email (New York) – Human Rights Watch is deeply concerned that the Rwandan Ministry of Justice has grossly misrepresented the work of Human Rights Watch and disparaged its staff in comments published in the Rwandan New Times on June 2, 2014. read more

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Central African Republic: Peacekeepers Tied to Abuse

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Posted by admin 87 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email African Union peacekeepers from the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) have been implicated in the enforced disappearance on March 24, 2014, of at least 11 people in the Central African Republic. (Johannesburg) – African Union peacekeepers from the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) have been implicated in

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DR Congo: Investigate Attacks on Oil Project Critics

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Posted by admin 85 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Democratic Republic of Congo authorities should fully and impartially investigate threats and violence against Virunga National Park rangers and local activists. The government should examine whether the incidents are linked to plans to explore for oil within and near Virunga Park by SOCO International, a British oil company

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Kenya: Mass Deportation of Somalis

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Posted by admin 97 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Kenyan authorities have deported 359 Somalis, including at least three registered refugees, since the start of their security crackdown in early April 2014, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities have not allowed any to challenge their removal to conflict-ridden Somalia.read more

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Somalia: Unfair Trials in Military Courts

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Posted by admin 98 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Somalia’s military courts since 2011 have tried hundreds of people beyond the courts’ legal mandate or in proceedings that fall short of international fair trial standards, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The government should urgently transfer civilian cases to the regular courts. Internation

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World Health Assembly: Pledge to Act on Mercury

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Posted by admin 100 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Health ministers should pledge to take comprehensive action to prevent and treat the negative health effects of mercury, a toxic chemical. The World Health Assembly is scheduled to discuss a resolution on the new international treaty on mercury, the Minamata Convention, on May 21, 2014. (Geneva) – Hea

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Burundi: Leading Rights Activist Arrested

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Posted by admin 102 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Burundian authorities have detained and charged one of the country’s leading human rights activists on questionable grounds. (Nairobi) – Burundian authorities have detained and charged one of the country’s leading human rights activists on questionable grounds.read more

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Rwanda: Spate of Enforced Disappearances

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Posted by admin 103 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email An increasing number of people have been forcibly disappeared or have been reported missing in Rwanda since March 2014. Many of the cases occurred in Rubavu district, in Western Province. (Nairobi) – An increasing number of people have been forcibly disappeared or have been reported missing in Rwanda&

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