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A year since the Taliban takeover & thousands of #Afghans who worked for the UK have been abandoned & live in fear. @hrw & our partners have criticised the #UK's resettlement schemes as unjustifiably restrictive, with no safe route for Afghan women & girls or minority groups.
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Today marks the 50th day in pre-trial detention for 16 journalists arrested in Diyarbakır on June 16th. The indictments against journalists who were arrested with 3-page arrest orders which were written up in 15 minutes, are yet to be prepared. 📌mlsaturkey.com/en/16-journal…
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#Egypt: President Sisi appoints Chairman of the Egyptian Stock market as acting director of the Financial Regulatory Authority that's supposed to scrutinize the stock market. We've said 1000s times before: no economic reform without governance reform hrw.org/news/2022/04/04/imf-…
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Starting in 90 minutes: a discussion of art and activism with @aiww and @kenroth, moderated by @akawire. Join us! twitter.censors.us/i/spaces/1lPKqmO…
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The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination should recommend the US government to take immediate, tangible measures to dismantle structural racism in the US. Read more: bit.ly/3JFq8eQ
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(Just to note: We deleted an earlier tweet on this a few minutes ago that had the wrong link.)
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Cambodian authorities are using Japan-funded buses to forcibly remove striking workers from picket lines in Phnom Penh. Japan should swiftly urge Cambodia to end its crackdown on trade unions. hrw.org/news/2022/08/08/japa…
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Starting in 90 minutes: a discussion of art and activism with @aiww and @kenroth, moderated by @akawire. Join us! twitter.censors.us/i/spaces/1lPKqmO…
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Devastating @washingtonpost story: a 6-year-old Venezuelan boy has been under child custody in Colombia for 2 years. Colombian authorities want to put him up for adoption, saying they can't find his family. It took reporters a week to locate his relatives. washingtonpost.com/world/202…
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In April, @hrw found the US's failure to ensure equal and affordable insulin access violates the human rights of many diabetics Today, the Senate voted to keep insulin unaffordable for millions. But we won't stop pushing the US to ensure #Insulin4all hrw.org/news/2022/04/12/us-u…
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As US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan, Chinese social media was awash with videos and posts calling for violence against Taiwan. "Around the time of Pelosi’s arrival, the sheer volume of discussion on Weibo overwhelmed the platform." trib.al/Nr0sK3B
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Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week: trib.al/3Ff90hA
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In August 2020, a giant explosion in the Beirut port killed more than 220 people, wounded thousands, and wrecked homes. Two years later, survivors and victims’ families are still awaiting answers and justice. #Lebanon
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Kenya's general election is only days away, but authorities have yet to address the police abuse that characterized the 2017 general elections. This lack of accountability heightens the risk of further police abuse. hrw.org/news/2022/08/02/keny…
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Join us on Monday for this discussion with @aiww and @KenRoth on the intersection of art, celebrity, human rights and activism. With moderator @akawire. twitter.censors.us/i/spaces/1lPKqmO…
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