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Tag Results for "Human Rights Watch"

Human Rights Watch Reports 249 Disappearances in Mexico

Human Rights Watch released a report Wednesday that documents 249 disappearances in Mexico since December 2006, when then-President Felipe Calderon launched a war on organized crime that "produced disastrous results." continue reading »

Rights Groups in Mexico Say Country’s Cops and Soldiers Guilty of Numerous Abuses

Mexican President Felipe Calderon pledged to look "one by one" at cases of alleged military and police abuse documented by Human Rights Watch, the organization's Americas director said. continue reading »

Amid Continuous Student Protests in Chile, Human Right Advocates are Watching

The Chilean Government must adopt a human rights approach in its policies, particularly those regarding education, indigenous people and freedom of expression, a senior United Nations official has said. continue reading »

Human Rights Watch Shows Immigrant Detainees Moved Repeatedly Away from Family and Lawyers

Detained immigrants facing deportation in the United States are being transferred, often repeatedly, to remote detention centers by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Human Rights Watch said today in a report analyzing 12 years of data. continue reading »

Human Rights Watch:  Urges Legislatures to Reject Marked Birth Certificate Initiative

State legislatures in the United States should reject a proposal to mark birth certificates of US citizens on the basis of their parents' immigration status, continue reading »

After 2009 Honduras Presidential Coup Human Rights Abuses Continue

Honduran authorities should take concrete steps to end impunity for abuses committed after the country's 2009 coup, and to curb ongoing attacks against journalists, human rights defenders, and political activists, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. continue reading »