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Entries by Human Rights Watch from 03/2009

ICC: Bashir Warrant Is Warning to Abusive Leaders (VIDEO)

| Posted 03.04.2009 | World

(New York, March 4, 2009) - The International Criminal Court's (ICC) issuance of an arrest warrant for President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan signals that ...

Voices from Sudan

| Posted 03.05.2009 | World

Following the International Criminal Court's issuance of a warrant for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Human Rights Watch contacted D...

Year After Tibet Riots, Hundreds Of Detainees And Prisoners Unaccounted For

| Posted 03.09.2009 | World

(New York, March 9, 2009) - The first extensive analysis of official Chinese accounts regarding the arrests and trials of Tibetan protesters from Marc...

US: A Positive Step on Travel to Cuba

| Posted 03.11.2009 | World

Obama, Congress Should Eliminate All Travel Restrictions (Washington, DC, March 11, 2009) - The US Congress took a positive step in the nation's new...

Pakistan: Free Detained Opposition Activists

| Posted 03.12.2009 | World

The government of Pakistan should end its crackdown against activists of opposition groups led by the Pakistan Muslim League.

New York: Stop Sending Prison Drug Users to 'the Box'

| Posted 03.24.2009 | World

Years in Disciplinary Segregation Constitutes Cruel, Degrading Treatment and Fails to Provide Needed Care New York State's practice of sentencing inm...

Israel: White Phosphorus Use Evidence of War Crimes (VIDEO)

| Posted 03.26.2009 | World

Indiscriminate Attacks Caused Needless Civilian Suffering (Jerusalem) - Israel's repeated firing of white phosphorus shells over densely populated ar...

Yemeni Detainees Pose Biggest Obstacle to Closing Guantanamo (AUDIO)

| Posted 03.30.2009 | World

"No one will hire me because I was at Guantanamo... There is a girl I am interested in, but I can't ask her father for her hand because I don't have bride money or a way to support her," says a former detainee.

Obama's Yemen Problem

| Posted 03.30.2009 | World

Instead of branding the Yemenis guilty until proven innocent, the United States and Yemen should prosecute those against whom they have evidence and repatriate the rest.

US: Los Angeles County Should Test Thousands of Rape Kits (Video)

| Posted 03.31.2009 | World

12,000 Untested Kits Undermine Investigations and Justice for Victims (Los Angeles) - Los Angeles County officials should move urgently to test a bac...