(New York) – Renewed attacks on teachers by separatist insurgents has seriously disrupted education in Thailand’s southern border provinces, Human Rights Watch said today. On September 7, 2010, the Teacher Federation of Narathiwat suspended classes in …Continue Reading

H.E. Dr. Khalid al-Karaki
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Your Excellency,
Human Rights Watch writes this public letter to inform you about several foreign children living in Jordan who have been unable to a…Continue Reading

(Nairobi) – Kenyan children in acute and chronic pain suffer needlessly because of government policies that restrict access to inexpensive pain medicines, a lack of investment in palliative care services, and inadequately trained health workers, Human …Continue Reading

This 78-page report found that most Kenyan children with diseases such as cancer or HIV/AIDS are unable to get palliative care or pain medicines. Kenya’s few palliative care services provide counseling and support to families of chronically ill patie…Continue Reading

(Jerusalem) – An Israeli military court’s conviction of Abdullah Abu Rahme, an advocate of nonviolent protests against Israel’s de facto confiscation of land from the West Bank village of Bil’in, raises grave due process concerns, Human Rights Watch sa…Continue Reading

By Ashfaq Khalfan, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Policy Coordinator
Amnesty International has launched a campaign digest describing one of the key themes of its Demand Dignity campaign: ‘Make our rights law: Enforce economic, social and cultur…Continue Reading

(New York) – The Zambian police routinely engage in cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment, including torture, to extract confessions, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should investigate, discipline those found to be implicated, and train…Continue Reading

This 54-page report documents the continued use of the archaic practice and the continued reliance on the “results” by many defense counsel and courts.
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This 130-page report details ways in which some European multinational firms have carried out aggressive campaigns to keep workers in the United States from organizing and bargaining, violating international standards and, often, US labor laws.
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