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Bio Exposing #HumanRights abuses around the world. Join us to help end them! Staff: bit.ly/HRWstaff Instagram: instagram.com/humanrightswat…
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TweetDeck : Outrageous & unacceptable persecution of State Railway of #Thailand union leaders for work stoppage because of unsafe equipment. Imprisonment for 3 years shows #Thai govt, NACC & judicial complicity to crush workers rights. ituc-csi.org/thailand-impri…

TweetDeck : Poland already has one of the EU’s most restrictive abortion laws.

Constitutional Tribunal now decides to restrict reproductive rights even more.

EU Commission & EU member states should urgently address breaches of rule of law & their impact on fundamental rights in Poland. twitter.com/hillarymargo/s…

Twitter Media Studio : DR #Congo Warlord Preys on Civilians hrw.org/news/2020/10/2…

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iPhone : My Human Rights Watch colleagues have documented the abusive conditions in immigration detention. From dangerously subpar medical conditions: hrw.org/report/2018/06…

to abusive conditions for women and children in holding cells: hrw.org/report/2018/02…

iPhone : As #Debates2020 moves on to election security, here are 10 key principles from international human rights law for safe and credible elections in the US. hrw.org/news/2020/10/1…

iPhone : The #US immigration system:

ICE officers “pepper-sprayed me in the eyes & [one] strangled me almost to the point of death. I kept telling him, ‘I can’t breathe.’” -Cameroonian #migrant, forced to sign deportation papers.

Sickening. #blacklivesmatter
theguardian.com/us-news/2020/o…

SocialFlow : Afghanistan: Vice President Threatens Those Reporting Civilian Deaths trib.al/WCsM2ib

SocialFlow : Trumps immigration officers allegedly threatened, choked, beat & pepper-sprayed Cameroonian asylum seekers to force them to sign their own deportation orders in a brutal scramble to fly African migrants out of the country in the run-up to the elections. trib.al/I78sGPM

SocialFlow : Not surprising, still wrong - Saudi Arabia Host Women’s Summit #W20 While Women Activists Sit Behind Bars

Participants should speak up for women’s rights champions (especially those in Saudi jails) & demand an end to discrimination #FreeLoujain #G20
hrw.org/news/2020/10/2…

Twitter Web App : THIS 👇

What do workers want?
Fair wages, pay transparency, and a decent safety net when things go wrong.

What does Prop 22 offer?
None of the above.

Vote #NoOnProp22. Vote for Workers' Rights. The future of work does not belong to the gig companies. It belongs to us. Human Rights Watch twitter.com/AmosToh/status…

SocialFlow : Does the FARC still exist? Challenges in Assessing #Colombia’s ‘Post Conflict’ under International Humanitarian Law trib.al/B5vRhNq

SocialFlow : 38 million eligible US voters with disabilities are facing inaccessible polls and ballots. Millions of voices may go unheard. States must make voting fully inclusive of all. #EveryVoteCounts
hrw.org/news/2020/10/2…

Twitter Web App : Canada—a top 10 GHG emitter—is fueling a #ClimateCrisis that is already taking a toll on First Nations, depleting food sources, affecting health. Canada should act now to curb emissions & ensure communities have resources needed to adapt. hrw.org/news/2020/10/2…

Twitter Media Studio : “Climate change is really affecting First Nations right now. There is no food for animals to eat. The animals won’t be there for us to hunt.” ~ Chief Madeek, Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief, British Columbia, #Canada

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SocialFlow : This quote is about Cambodia: hrw.org/news/2020/10/2…

But it applies in many other parts of the world, too, of course.