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05 Sep 2018 description

To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, Switzerland

Ref: AFR 54/9034/2018

4 September 2018

RE: ADDRESSING THE SERIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN SUDAN

Excellencies,

12 Dec 2017 description

Inaction Will Enable Further Abuse of Vulnerable Rohingya

(New York) – The United Nations Security Council should take prompt, concerted, and effective international action to respond to Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, Human Rights Watch and 80 other nongovernmental organizations said today in a joint appeal to the council.

26 May 2017 description

We the undersigned organisations call upon UN Security Council members to take action to bring about an immediate ceasefire in Yemen, end the humanitarian crisis and support the UN Special Envoy's efforts towards an inclusive political solution to the conflict.

01 May 2016 description

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION

NGOs and faith groups to Obama & Putin: Hope is crumbling on your watch, save Syria’s ceasefire "Violence across Syria has escalated alarmingly, reportedly claiming a life on average every 25 minutes in the past 48 hours. We cannot stand by in the face of this catastrophe. Global NGOs and faith groups demand that President Barack Obama and President Vladimir Putin immediately use their personal diplomatic engagement to save what remains of the Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) agreement.

18 Nov 2015 description

In an open letter to EU Foreign Ministers, the Norwegian Refugee Council and 14 other aid agencies called for concerted EU action to address the ongoing political, security and humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

The agencies highlighted the grave conditions for civilians in Yemen after eight months of fighting, with regular violations of the laws of war and restrictions on the delivery of humanitarian aid. Up to 13 million people are going hungry, they said.

12 Dec 2013 description

Escalation of violence in the Central African Republic: Attacks on the Muslim minority of Bangui

Goettingen, 11. Dezember 2013

27 Sep 2013 description

113 states sign a pledge against sexual violence in wars

Göttingen, 25. September 2013

18 Sep 2013 description

Israel's Supreme Court declares internment of refugees to be unconstitutional

Göttingen, 17. September 2013

12 Sep 2013 description

Mali, nine months after the beginning of the French military intervention (September 11):

Göttingen, 10. September 2013

14 Aug 2013 description

The protection of civilians in Darfur must have priority

19 Jun 2013 description

Burma: emergency relief for Kachin refugees – finally, after a blockade that lasted for one year

Göttingen, 17. Juni 2013

15 May 2013 description

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) demands that Europe should provide more humanitarian aid for more than 440,000 civil war refugees in Mali. On Tuesday, the human rights organization recalled that, according to UN figures, only 28 percent of the required 315 million Euros have been provided. "France spent more than 200 million Euros on the military operation in northern Mali alone, so surely it should be possible for the international community to provide help for the needy," said the STP's Africa-expert, Ulrich Delius, in Göttingen on Tuesday.

15 Apr 2013 description

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) received an urgent call for help from the multi-ethnic and multi-religious district of Qamishli in north-eastern Syria. Up to 5,000 dialysis patients are facing a slow death because they remaining intact hospitals cannot carry out the necessary blood purification procedures any more – and they have run out of needed medical supplies and medicines completely.

11 Mar 2013 description

Burma: Reforms and peace process are intensifying human rights violations

Göttingen, March 06, 2013