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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In Haifa earlier this month, an Israeli colonel identified as "Yossi A." said repeatedly that "in a war zone there are no civilians." The colonel, who drafted operating regulations for military bulldozers, was testifying in a civil …Continue Reading