Cameroon: Make Humanitarian Response More Inclusive

Expand Blind people hold white canes they received from a local organization working with people with disabilities in Buea, South-West region, December 3, 2019. © 2019 Private (Nairobi) – Concrete action is needed to make the humanitarian response to the crisis in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon more inclusive of people with disabilities, Human Rights […]

Indonesia: Free Peaceful Papua Activists

Expand Papuan students shout slogans during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 28, 2019. Students and activists gathered for a protest supporting West Papua, calling for independence from Indonesia, and demanding racial justice in Surabaya, East Java.  © 2019 Andrew Gal/NurPhoto via Getty Images (Jakarta) – Indonesian authorities should drop treason charges and release at least […]

UN: Shine Spotlight on Brutality in Cameroon

Expand This house in Kikaikelaki village, North-West region, Cameroon, was burned by soldiers on April 30, 2019. © 2019 Private (New York) – The United Nations Security Council’s decision to hold an informal meeting on Cameroon on May 13, 2019 gives momentum to international efforts to address the human rights crisis in the country’s Anglophone […]

Israel: Human Rights Watch Official’s Deportation Reinstated

(Jerusalem) – An Israeli court on April 16, 2019 upheld the Israeli government’s order to deport Omar Shakir, the Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine director, Human Rights Watch said today. The ruling by the Jerusalem District Court comes in response to a lawsuit filed in May 2018 by the organization, and Shakir challenging the […]

Don’t Punish US Companies That Help End Abuses in the West Bank

Expand Barkan, found in the occupied West Bank, is definitely an&nbspIsraeli residential settlement and industrial zone&nbspthat houses around 120 factories that export&nbsparound 80 % of the goods abroad. Within the&nbspbackground may be the Palestinian village of Qarawat&nbspBani Hassan.&nbsp&copy 2004 David Silverman Today the united states Congress is weighing draft legislation according to problematic logic that […]