Human Rights Watch vigila a los amigos bolivianos de EE. UU. Y condena la amnistía para los presos políticos

Desde su creación, HRW ha sido constantemente criticada por ser un agente de la política exterior de Estados Unidos, por emplear a ex funcionarios del gobierno de Estados Unidos en puestos clave y mostrar prejuicios contra gobiernos hostiles a Estados Unidos.

Bolivia Human Rights Watch Feature photo

NEW YORK -- Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned a general amnesty for over a thousand Bolivians persecuted under the one-year dictatorship of Jeanine Añez. Yesterday, the Washington-based human rights organization decried the plan to drop all charges against people resisting the government as “opening the door to impunity.” Its Americas

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El caso de Israel contra Human Rights Watch revela cómo se está normalizando el robo de tierras en Cisjordania

El argumento presentado por un tribunal israelí ha sido una realidad de facto en Israel desde 1967: no hay Cisjordania, en cambio, la región se llama Judea y Samaria, partes legítimas del Estado de Israel.

Omar Shakir Israel

The Occupied West Bank -- In November 2019, following a long legal battle, Israel revoked the work visa and deported Human Rights Watch (HRW) director Omar Shakir.  According to HRW, Israel argued that the state, “revoked the work visa of Shakir, a United States citizen, in May 2018 on the assertion that his advocacy violated a 2017 law that bars

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Cómo Human Right Watch blanqueó una masacre de derecha en Bolivia

Si bien algunos pueden sorprenderse por su respuesta a la crisis de Bolivia, el apoyo de Human Rights Watch a un golpe de derecha respaldado por Estados Unidos no es una aberración.

Bolivia Coup Feature photo

Bolivia is currently in turmoil after President Evo Morales was deposed in a U.S.-supported coup d’état on November 10. The new coup government forced Morales into exile, began arresting politicians and journalists while pre-exonerating security services of all crimes committed during the “re-establishment of order,” effectively giving them a

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El informe de Human Rights Watch revela un importante impacto de libre discurso del movimiento anti-BDS

Human Rights Watch ha sido objeto de una intensa reacción por parte de Israel y sus partidarios, incluidos varios gobiernos estatales, por su papel en la publicidad de las operaciones de la compañía de alquiler de viviendas Airbnb en la Cisjordania ocupada ilegalmente.

The Israeli Jewish-settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem, Feb. 7, 2017. (AP/Oded Balilty)

Seventy-eight percent of Americans live in states that have laws or policies against boycotting Apartheid Israel or Israeli settlements, which are illegal under international law, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report details the immense price Americans pay when exercising their free speech via their purchasing power

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Seven Women’s Driving Activists Arrested for Treason in Saudi Arabia May Face Execution

Weeks before Saudi Arabia is set to lift its longtime ban on women driving, a group of seven women’s rights activists has been arrested on treason and espionage related charges — offenses which can bring the death penalty.

Saudi Arabia women drivers

Weeks before Saudi Arabia is set to lift its longtime ban on women driving, a group of seven women's rights activists has been arrested on treason and espionage related charges — offenses which can bring the death penalty. The kingdom plans to lift the driving ban on June 24th, though significant restrictions will still remain to allow women to

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Is Trump Pushing Neutral Groups Like the ACLU Towards an Anti War Stance?

Large, well-funded organizations are beginning to edge toward opposition to at least certain wars, organizations that didn’t oppose any wars when George Bush II was president, much less when Obama was.

Peace activist Marilyn Cornell, of Strongsville, Ohio, holds an American flag with a peace sign on it during an anti-war protest in Washington, on March 20, 2010, where thousands of protesters marched through Washington to protest the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on the seventh anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

For those of us who fully expected most U.S. peace activists to vanish once Barack Obama became president but expected them to come back once Donald Trump ascended the throne, the failure of our second expectation has been hard, crushingly hard. But there are a few silver linings. First, there is now a multi-issue campaign that, unlike the

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