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29 July 2005
At a port that supplies U.S. consumers with clothes and other imports from El Salvador, a group of forty-one dockworkers signed up in December to form a union. When the employer found out, it fired thirty-four of them. Unlike in the United States, these workers have no right to their jobs back under Salvadoran law for anti-union firings.
27 July 2005
(Lagos, July 27, 2005) — Despite Nigeria’s progress on democratic reforms, Nigerian police routinely commit brutal acts of torture that have endured since the country’s era of military rule, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
19 July 2005
(New York, July 18, 2005) — The incommunicado detention of a prominent playwright and human rights activist in Oman exposes the country’s weak legal protections and due process provisions, Human Rights Watch said today.
12 juillet 2005
New York, 12 juillet 2005 -Près de quinze ans après la chute de Hissène Habré et de son régime, marqué par de massives violations des droits de l’homme, des dizaines de ses complices occupent toujours des positions d’influence au sein du gouvernement et de l’administration tchadienne, dénonce Human Rights Watch dans un rapport publié aujourd’hui. De plus, et malgré leurs efforts, les victimes de Hissène Habré n’ont jamais reçu ni réparation ni même la moindre reconnaissance de leur statut de victime de la part du gouvernement tchadien.
12 July 2005
The recent appeals court acquittal of twelve soldiers convicted last year of the 1984 massacre of demonstrators in Jakarta shows the almost complete failure of Indonesia’s human rights courts, Human Rights Watch said today. The latest decision means that no one has been convicted for the so-called “Tanjung Priok” massacre, in which security forces killed at least 33 civilians in 1984.
5 March 2005
(Kathmandu, March 1, 2005) — The Royal Nepalese Army, which assisted King Gyanendra’s February 1 seizure of power, is responsible for a widespread pattern of enforced disappearances, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Human Rights Watch called on the king and the army to immediately end the practice of “disappearances” and to take concrete steps to hold perpetrators accountable.