Kenneth Roth

Kenneth Roth


Executive Director, Human Rights Watch @HRW

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Where is Princess Latifa? That's what UN experts ask the United Arab Emirates, which is allowing the UAE prime minister & Dubai ruler, Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid al-Makhtouf, to "disappear" his daughter for wanting to live an independent life. Is she alive?

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If the Chinese government succeeds in crushing Uyghur/Turkic Muslims culture and religion in Xinjiang, this scene will rarely happen.

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The Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect @GCR2P  calls for Myanmar junta leader Senior General Min Aung Hlaing to be arrested for crimes against humanity if he leaves Myanmar to attend the ASEAN summit this week.

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Governments should reinforce the global ban on chemical weapons by suspending the rights and privileges of Syria, a party to the treaty that has violated it with impunity for years. Time for consequences for Syria's use of sarin and chlorine as weapons.

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For the Kremlin, it's "extremist" for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to oppose official corruption or to seek a genuine (not manipulated) democracy. So it's normal to enrich allied oligarchs and to entrench the endless rule of one autocratic man?

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We shouldn't call it a "battle zone" (as this article does) when the Myanmar junta's security forces fire live ammunition at unarmed pro-democracy demonstrators. It's slaughter. And a horrible crime.

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A Myanmar protester message to the Chinese government, whose veto is the main obstacle to strong UN Security Council action: "How many dead bodies needed for UN to take action?" via @YuPaingHan1 

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The Chinese government's vision for UN Security Council "action." Via @AungHla55116886 

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Myanmar's coup leader Min Aung Hlaing was so out of touch with the people of his country that, Trumpian style, he seemed to believe that the only way his party could have lost the recent election was through fraud. In fact, his party was trounced.

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