(New York) – The US Senate should quickly approve a bipartisan bill that sets out a new strategy for US engagement in the struggle to end violence against women worldwide, Human Rights Watch said today. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is schedul…Continue Reading

(New York) – The Kuwaiti government’s announcement that it will abolish its employer-based sponsorship system for recruiting migrant workers by February 2011 is a significant step to address a major source of labor abuse, Human Rights Watch said today….Continue Reading

Chile should limit the scope of its military justice system and reform the country’s anti-terrorism law so that it can no longer be used to prosecute actions that do not constitute grave crimes of political violence, Human Rights Watch said today.
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(New York) – King Abdullah should do more to transform his reforms – largely symbolic so fa­r – into institutional guarantees, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. By turning promises into law the monarch can secure lasting gains for hi…Continue Reading

The French parliament should reject measures in an omnibus immigration bill that appear to target Roma and weaken migrants rights.

(Paris) – The French parliament should reject measures in an omn…Continue Reading

(Jerusalem) – Israel should make permanent and total the partial "freeze" on construction in West Bank Jewish settlements, Human Rights Watch said today.
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