From Chile to China: Human Rights Weekend 2020

Expand Program Human Rights Weekend 2020 Human Rights Watch (Amsterdam) – Human Rights Watch, De Balie, and partners proudly present the eighth edition of Human Rights Weekend, from 6 to 8 February 2020 at De Balie in Amsterdam. In a weekend of films, discussions, and more, participants will reflect on some of today’s most important human […]

Israel: Court Delays Hearing to Deport Rights Activist

(Jerusalem, July 24, 2019) – Israel’s Supreme Court delayed a July 25, 2019 hearing on whether the Israeli government can deport a Human Rights Watch employee for speaking out on unlawful settlements, Human Rights Watch said today. In a rare move made less than 24 hours ahead of the hearing, the court delayed the case against […]

Israel: Court Delays Landmark Deportation Hearing of Activist

Update: In a rare last-minute move the court postponed the July 25 hearing until September to give the Israeli government time to respond to filings in support of Human Rights Watch. “The Israeli government should recognize that the world views its effort to deport Human Rights Watch’s researcher as an attempt to shut down human […]

Israel: Landmark Supreme Court Case on Deporting Activist

Expand A dossier compiled by Israel’s Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy Ministry on the activities of Omar Shakir, Human Rights Watch’s Israel and Palestine Director, which served as the basis for the government’s May 7, 2018 decision to revoke his work visa. (Jerusalem) – Israel’s Supreme Court will consider at a hearing on July 25, […]

Sigrid Kaag Opens Amsterdam Human Rights Weekend 2019

(Amsterdam) &ndash Sigrid Kaag, Nederlander Minister for Move and Development Cooperation, is going to be keynote speaker in the seventh edition from the Human Rights Weekend (7-10 Feb 2019) at De Balie in Amsterdam. The weekend is presented by Human Legal rights Watch, De Balie, and partners. On opening night, Human Legal rights Watch&rsquos Executive […]