Rushed Proceedings, Lack of Due Process, Disproportionate Sentences
Governments should strengthen the tools to reverse the unprecedented threat to the global ban on chemical weapons, a coalition of 21 human rights and humanitarian groups said today. The continuing unattributed use of chemical weapons in Syria and nerve agents in the United Kingdom and Malaysia highlight the need to assign responsibility for those violating the longstanding and near universally accepted prohibition against chemical weapons.
Need to Protect Witnesses as Probe Uncovers Special Forces’ Assault, Murder
Senior Researcher, Afghanistan
The accounts are both shocking and horribly familiar.
Soldiers acting as if they were above the law assault and murder civilians in a barbaric competition to outdo each other. New recruits compelled to prove themselves by killing. The victims are not enemies in battle but the elderly, men with disabilities, a farmer on his way to buy flour – essentially anyone who can’t fight back.
Un informe médico independiente evalúa varios casos recientes
(Washington, DC) – Los malos cuidados médicos han contribuido en más de la mitad de las muertes reportadas por el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) de Estados Unidos durante un período de 16 meses, dijeron Human Rights Watch, la Unión Americana de Libertades Civiles, Detention Watch Network y National Immigrant Justice Center en un informe publicado hoy.
US: Poor Medical Care, Deaths, in Immigrant Detention
Independent Medical Review of Recent cases
(Washington, DC) – Poor medical treatment contributed to more than half the deaths reported by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) during a 16-month period, Human Rights Watch, the American Civil Liberties Union, Detention Watch Network, and National Immigrant Justice Center said in a report released today.