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Global Summit Spotlights Rape in War

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Posted by admin 104 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The London Summit on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict is a landmark opportunity to strengthen global efforts to end rape in war, Human Rights Watch said today. Governments should use the summit, from June 10 to June 13, 2014, to make strong public commitments to end impunity for sexual violence, assist survivors, and preve

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DR Congo: Summit Should Support Justice for Rape Victims

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Posted by admin 103 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Democratic Republic of Congo and other governments attending the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict should make concrete commitments to justice for Congolese victims, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The Global Summit is being held in LoAnchorndon from June 10 to 13, 2014.

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Norway: Leading Way to End Military Use of Schools

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Posted by admin 100 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Norwegian government’s leadership to promote international standards to protect schools and universities from military use during armed conflict could spare students and teachers the horrors of war, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack said today. Countries around the globe should work with Norway to sup

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ICC/Côte d’Ivoire: Gbagbo to Go to Trial

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Posted by admin 100 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The June 12, 2014 decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) by a majority of judges in the case of former Côte d’Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo should remind those in positions of power that they are not immune from justice. A majority of Pre-Trial Chamber I confirmed the charges of crimes against humanity against

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Central African Republic: Let Muslims Seek Safety

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Posted by admin 108 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Government authorities in Central African Republic and international peacekeepers should allow Muslim residents to seek protection in neighboring countries. Many Muslim residents living in a few heavily guarded areas endure unsustainable, life-threatening conditions and say they want to leave. Government au

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Human Rights Watch’s work on Rwanda

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Posted by admin 110 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 111 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 109 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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