Category: International

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Mexico: Reject Internal Security Law

  (HRW) — The Mexican Senate should reject legislation that would enshrine the role of the Mexican armed forces in law enforcement activities, Human Rights Watch said today. On November 30, 2017, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies approved the Law of…

Turkmenistan: Animal Rights Activist Detained

(HRW) – Police in Turkmenistan arbitrarily detained a prominent animal rights activist, Galina Kucherenko, on December 7, 2017, and are holding her at an undisclosed location, Human Rights Watch said today. Police also detained Kucherenko’s adult daughter, Valeria, but later…