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Section: Human Rights Watch (USA)

      Israel: Collective Punishment against Palestinians

      Click to expand Image Israeli forces enter the East Jerusalem home of Khayri Alqam, who killed seven civilians in the Israeli settlement of Neve Yaakov on January 27, 2023, to seal and eventually demolish it. © 2023 Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty (Jerusalem) – Israeli authorities’ actions to seal the family homes in the occupied West Bank of...

      US Congress Helps Boost Justice in Ukraine

      Click to expand Image A view of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on May 28, 2020. © 2020 Graeme Sloan/Sipa USA via AP Images Following a visit to the United States by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the US Congress passed an omnibus appropriations package on December 23 that included several legislative fixes that could make...

      Egypt: IMF Bailout Highlights Risks of Austerity, Corruption

      Click to expand Image Hassan Abdalla, the annual meetings chairman and governor of the Central Bank of Egypt, speaks at the 2022 annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, in Washington, DC, October 14, 2022. © (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) (Washington, DC) — The International Monetary Fund’s new US$3...

      Ukraine: Banned Landmines Harm Civilians

      Click to expand Image Remnants of KPFM-1S-SK cassettes manufactured in 1988 that Human Rights Watch researchers found in Izium in October 2022. These cassettes are used for the delivery of PFM mines by the 9M27K3 Uragan mine-laying rocket. The cassette opens in flight using a small explosive charge to separate it from the rocket motor section of...

      Morocco: Saudi Man at Risk of Forced Return

      Click to expand Image Hassan Al Rabea. © Private (Beirut) – Moroccan authorities may extradite a Saudi citizen to Saudi Arabia, where he is at serious risk of arbitrary detention, torture, and an unfair trial, Human Rights Watch said today. Moroccan authorities detained Hassan Al Rabea at the Marrakesh Airport on January 14, 2023, as he was...

      Russia Designates Another Rights Organization as ‘Undesirable’

      Click to expand Image Tanya Lokshina, Europe and Central Asia associate director at Human Rights Watch, with Sergey Lukashevsky, director of Moscow’s Sakharov Center, at the Andrei Sakharov Anniversary Conference in May 2021. © 2021 Andrew Rushailo-Arno Yesterday, Russia’s Prosecutor General’s Office designated the Andrei...

      Central Asia: Violent Response to Protests Fuels Rights Violations

      Click to expand Image Riot police block demonstrators during a protest in Almaty, Kazakhstan, January 5, 2022. © 2022 AP Photo/Vladimir Tretyakov (Berlin, January 12, 2023) – Authorities in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan used unjustified lethal force to respond to protests in 2022 and have utterly failed to ensure accountability for a...

      Belarus: Zone of Repression

      Click to expand Image Protesters display broken paper prison bars representing the Belarusian population in prisons and the lack of freedom in Belarus, in Krakow, Poland on August 9, 2022. © 2022 Artur Widak/NurPhoto via AP (Berlin, January 12, 2023) – Belarusian authorities further escalated their crackdown on dissenting voices and doubled down...

      Russia: War’s Supersized Repression

      Click to expand Image Police officers detain a man holding a poster that reads “no war” during an unsanctioned protest on March,13,2022 at Manezhnaya Square in front of the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia. © 2022 Contributor/Getty Images (Berlin, January 12, 2023) – The Kremlin’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine marked the start of a...

      Brazil: Ensure Justice for Attack on Democratic Institutions

      Click to expand Image The word “democracy” on a pedestrian bridge in São Paulo, Brazil, October 26, 2022. © AP Photo/Matias Delacroix 2022 (São Paulo) – Brazilian authorities should thoroughly investigate all those who have incited, financed, or committed acts of violence in an attempt to negate election results, Human Rights Watch said today...