(New York) – The European Parliament’s award of its Sakharov prize for human rights to Guillermo Fariñas, the Cuban dissident who held a hunger strike to call for the release of other political prisoners, is a welcome step, Human Rights Watch said tod…Continue Reading

This report documents Tunisian authorities’ tight system of control over unions and union activists, highlighting in particular the plight of labor, student, and journalist unions that have criticized government policies.
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(Tunis) – The Tunisian authorities should end arbitrary restrictions on independent trade and student unions, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
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(New York) – Jordanian authorities should respect the right to free expression in the weeks leading up to national elections on November 9, 2010, Human Rights Watch said today.
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