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Uganda: Law Rolls Back Basic Rights

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Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s signing of the Anti-Homosexuality bill into law is a deeply worrying infringement on the human rights of all Ugandans. The law, signed by Museveni in Kampala on February 24, 2014, increases penalties for some forms of consensual same-sex conduct between adults; curtails constitutionally pr

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Sudan President in DR Congo

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Posted by admin 53 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo today for a conference of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Congolese media reported. Bashir faces charges by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity allegedly committed

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South Sudan: War Crimes by Both Sides

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Posted by admin 52 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Both pro and antigovernment armed forces are responsible for serious abuses that may amount to war crimes in two key oil hubs in South Sudan during recent fighting. (Nairobi) – Both pro and antigovernment armed forces are responsible for serious abuses that may amount to war crimes in two key oil hubs

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Uganda: Law Rolls Back Basic Rights

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Posted by admin 54 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s signing of the Anti-Homosexuality bill into law is a deeply worrying infringement on the human rights of all Ugandans. The law, signed by Museveni in Kampala on February 24, 2014, increases penalties for some forms of consensual same-sex conduct between adults; curtails constitutionally pr

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Saudi Arabia: 12,000 Somalis Expelled

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Posted by admin 60 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Saudi authorities have deported more than 12,000 people to Somalia since January 1, 2014, including hundreds of women and children, without allowing any to make refugee claims. Saudi Arabia should end the summary deportations, which risk violating its international obligations not to return anyone to a place where their life

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Ethiopia: Land, Water Grabs Devastate Communities

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Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email New satellite imagery shows extensive clearance of land used by indigenous groups to make way for state-run sugar plantations in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley, Human Rights Watch and International Rivers said today. Virtually all of the traditional lands of the 7,000-member Bodi indigenous group have been cleared in the last 1

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Sierra Leone: Mining Boom Brings Rights Abuses

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Posted by admin 60 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The government of Sierra Leone and a mining company that is the country’s largest private employer have undermined villagers’ access to food and prevented workers from challenging abusive practices. (Freetown) – The government of Sierra Leone and a mining company that is the country’s

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Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Law Will Come at a Serious Cost

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Posted by admin 59 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Uganda’s pending Anti-Homosexuality bill violates the country’s human rights obligations and is a barrier to advancing critical public health goals. Uganda’s international donor partners should clearly and publicly specify the consequences for relations with Uganda if the Anti-Homosexuality bill becomes law. Uganda’s parliam

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