(Milan) – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) asylum seekers in Spain’s North African enclave, Ceuta, are exposed to harassment and abuse, Human Rights Watch said today. Spanish authorities should transfer them to mainland Spain without delay and halt its de facto policy of blocking most asylum seeker transfers to the mainland.
La paz requiere garantías para los activistas de la sociedad civil
(Washington, D.C.) El gobierno colombiano debería redoblar sus esfuerzos para proteger a defensores de derechos y activistas comunitarios e investigar los homicidios de activistas ocurridos en el país, señaló hoy Human Rights Watch.
Fleeing North Koreans Require Assistance and Urgent Protection
New Government Should Develop Roadmap for Prosecutions
(Nairobi) – Gambia’s government should act to prosecute those responsible for grave crimes committed during the 22-year rule of Yahya Jammeh. Fair trials are crucial for victims and their families and for building respect for the rule of law in the country.
Cease Use of Banned Weapons; Ensure Clearance, Victim Assistance
(Beirut, April 20, 2017) – The Houthi-Saleh forces’ use of banned antipersonnel landmines in Yemen has caused numerous civilian casualties and hindered the safe return of civilians displaced by fighting, Human Rights Watch said today. The Houthis and forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh should immediately cease using these weapons and observe the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, which Yemen ratified in 1998.