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14 Sep 2016 description
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Les pays participant aux deux sommets sur les réfugiés devraient s’engager à renforcer leurs offres de réinstallation et d’aide

13 Sep 2016 description
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At Global Refugee Summits, Commit to Resettlement and Aid

(New York, September 13, 2016) – The massive refugee crisis demands an unprecedented global response, Human Rights Watch said today. At two summits on September 19 and 20, 2016, at the United Nations, world leaders should take bold steps to share responsibility for millions of people displaced by violence, repression, and persecution.

11 Jan 2007 description
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Introduction

What government is today's champion of human rights? Washington's potentially powerful voice no longer resonates after the US government's use of detention without trial and interrogation by torture. The administration of President George W. Bush can still promote "democracy"-the word it uses to avoid raising the thorny subject of human rights-but it cannot credibly advocate rights that it flouts.

As America's influence wanes, China's waxes. Yet China is hardly a leader on human rights.

14 Jan 2005 description
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Preface

This report is Human Rights Watch's fifteenth annual review of human rights practices around the globe.

21 Nov 2002 description
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Nairobi, November 21, 2002 - Tens of thousands of refugees in the capitals of Kenya and Uganda are living in dire and dangerous conditions, and national governments are taking insufficient steps to address their plight, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today.

12 Jun 2001 description
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(New York, June 12, 2001) More than half a million children are recruited into government forces and armed groups in more than 87 countries, the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers said today in a new global survey. At least 300,000 of these children are actively fighting in 41 countries.

22 Apr 1999 description
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(New York, April 22, 1999) - NATO must act to stem the flow of weapons from former Warsaw Pact countries into areas of violent conflict, Human Rights Watch urged today. In a briefing paper released to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of NATO, the group charged that firesales of old weaponry from former Warsaw Pact countries are exacerbating human rights abuses in many areas of the world, especially Africa.