Kenneth Roth

Kenneth Roth


Executive Director, Human Rights Watch @HRW

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The Chinese government claims it doesn't know about the huge problem of foreign women and girls being trafficked into China to serve as force "brides" to Chinese men. Here's a report it should read @hrw 

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China warns the US government that if it adopts legislation on Beijing's detention of one million Uighur Muslim for forced indoctrination, it could affect prospects for a trade deal. The US response should be: our concern for the Uighurs is not for sale.

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The UN Security Council shouldn't skip the discussion this Dec 10 of North Korea’s horrible rights record. Trump's negotiations w/ Kim Jong Un led to it being dropped last year, sending a horrible signal. There'd be no nuclear program w/o Kim's repression.

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US AG Barr's threat to withhold policing from communities that complain about police abuse signals that they must forget about their: 1. Right to free expression. 2. Right to police protection with out police brutality. That's upholding the rule of law?

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Women and girl migrants and asylum seekers detained in Greece’s overcrowded Moria “hotspot” on Lesbos island face dangerous insecurity.

British American Tobacco is being sued for "unjust enrichment" for paying so little to workers in Malawi that it ended up employing children in the dangerous task of picking tobacco.

Eight Libyan and international groups press the UN Human Rights Council to create a commission of inquiry into the ongoing atrocities taking place in Libya.

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Either Indian police summarily executed four suspects in a rape-murder case, or they were utterly incompetent in letting the suspects try to escape and then shooting to kill rather than capture them.

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As Saudi Arabia threatens to sue anyone who Tweets this, my message is: See you in court.

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Chilean protesters are losing their eyesight because of police misuse of rubber projectiles and gas cannisters.

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Sad thing is it's hard to decide which side's lack of women is less surprising.

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The Brunei sultan's new penal code is barbaric to the core. It imposes death by stoning for extramarital sex, anal sex, and abortion; amputation of limbs for stealing; and 100 lashes with a whip for lesbian sex. Even for children who reach puberty.

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Closing its eyes to Indian PM Modi's persecution of Muslims in Kashmir (and his tolerance of violence against Muslims throughout India), the United Arab Emirates honors him.

Disorder? Hardly. Watch how today's nearly two million Hong Kong protesters politely make way for an ambulance.

"I saw no evidence during my week in Gaza of Israel’s accusation that Hamas uses Palestinians as human shields": BBC

This Washington Post graphic helps us visualize the death toll of the current #Gaza  fighting.

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