Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an American-founded international non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. HRW headquarters are in New York City with offices in Amsterdam, Beirut, Berlin, Brussels, Chicago, Geneva, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Nairobi, Paris, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Zurich. The organization's annual expenses totaled $50.6 million in 2011 and $69.2 million in 2014. Wikipedia

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  • Egypt: Prisoners Suffer in Notorious "Scorpion" Prison - SHORT

    Authorities at a maximum security prison in Cairo that holds many political prisoners routinely abuse inmates in ways that may have contributed to some of their deaths. Staff at Scorpion Prison beat inmates severely, isolate them in cramped “discipline” cells, cut off access to families and lawyers, and interfere with medical treatment, according to the 80-page report, “‘We Are in Tombs’: Abuses ...

  • Egypt: Political Prisoners Suffer in Notorious "Scorpion" Prison

    Authorities at a maximum security prison in Cairo that holds many political prisoners routinely abuse inmates in ways that may have contributed to some of their deaths. Staff at Scorpion Prison beat inmates severely, isolate them in cramped “discipline” cells, cut off access to families and lawyers, and interfere with medical treatment, according to the 80-page report, “‘We Are in Tombs’: Abuses ...

  • HRC33: Item 2, Debate on the High Commissioner's Report - John Fisher

    John Fisher's statement for Human Rights Watch at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on September 14, 2016.

  • Profits Over People: Mining Ruins Lives in Malawi

    Malawi’s government has failed to protect the rights and livelihoods of people living in nascent mining communities, Human Rights Watch said today in a report released on eve of the International Right to Know Day. Families living near coal and uranium mining operations face serious problems with water, food, and housing, and are left in the dark about health and other risks from mining. The 96-p...

  • Profits Over People: Mining Ruins Lives in Malawi - SHORT

    Malawi’s government has failed to protect the rights and livelihoods of people living in nascent mining communities, Human Rights Watch said today in a report released on eve of the International Right to Know Day. Families living near coal and uranium mining operations face serious problems with water, food, and housing, and are left in the dark about health and other risks from mining. The 96-p...

  • HRC33 - Item 4 General Debate - Laila Matar for HRW

    https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/09/19/un-rights-body-cannot-ignore-situations-turkey-bangladesh-and-ethiopia

  • Pakistan: Police Abusing, Killing Suspects

    (New York, September 26, 2016) – The Pakistani government should overhaul its police system that enables and even encourages serious human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Successive Pakistani governments have for decades failed to reform an under-resourced and under-equipped police force or hold abusive police to account. “Pakistan faces grave security chall...

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  • Tajikistan: Hunting Critics at Home and Abroad

    Governments and intergovernmental organizations should denounce the worsening human rights crisis in Tajikistan, Human Rights Watch and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee said in a video released today during the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The United States and the European Union and its member countries, as well as the ...

  • HRC33: Item 3, Interactive Dialogue on the Human Rights of Older Persons - Leila Swan

    Leila Swan's statement for Human Rights Watch at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on September 15, 2016.

  • Japan: Bullied LGBT Students Unprotected

    The Japanese government has failed to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students from school bullying. Japan has a bullying prevention policy, which is up for review in 2016 amid a growing national debate on equal rights for LGBT people.

  • Sri Lanka: Challenging ‘Gender Norms’ Brings Abuse

    Transgender people and others who don’t conform to social expectations about gender face discrimination and abuse in Sri Lanka. The 63-page report, “All Five Fingers Are Not the Same: Discrimination on Grounds of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in Sri Lanka,” finds that people who don’t conform to gender norms face arbitrary detention, mistreatment, and discrimination accessing employment,...

  • Ban Forced Anal Exams Around World

    Forced anal examinations on men and transgender women accused of consensual same-sex conduct have been reported in at least eight countries in the last five years. These examinations lack evidentiary value and are a form of cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment that may in some cases amount to torture. Based on interviews with 32 men and transgender women who underwent forced anal examinations ...

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  • Kenya: Camp Closure Leaves 260,000 Somali Refugees Without Options

    (Nairobi, September 15, 2016) – Kenya’s repatriation program for Somali refugees, fueled by fear and misinformation, does not meet international standards for voluntary refugee return, Human Rights Watch said today. Many refugees living in Kenya’s sprawling Dadaab camp, home to at least 263,000 Somalis, say they have agreed to return home because they fear Kenya will force them out if they stay. ...

  • Child Brides in Nepal

    The Nepal government has failed to take sufficient steps to end child marriage, in spite of promises to do so, and girls and boys across the country continue to be deeply harmed by child marriage. In July 2014, Nepal’s government pledged to end child marriage by 2020. By 2016, this goal had shifted to ending child marriage by 2030. The government has yet to take the concrete steps needed to achiev...

  • "हाम्रो नाच्ने गाउने बेला" बाल विवाह

    जात र लिङ्गमा आधारित भेदभावको दोहोरो मारका कारण नेपालमा दलित, थारू र अन्य जनजाति समुदायका महिला र केटीहरू विशेषतः अप्ठ्यारो अवस्थामा छन्। जात, लिङ्ग र गरीबीका कारण हुने विविध किसिमका भेदभावहरूका कारण उनीहरू बलात्कार र यौन शोषण लगायतका शारीरिक दुर्व्यवहार र अन्य अपराधका शिकार हुनपुग्छन्, जसमा प्रायः सजाय पनि हुँदैन। नेपालमा बालविवाहका कारणहरू जटील र आपसमा जेलिएका छन् तापनि गरीबीसित मिसिएको लैङ्गिक...

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