Human Rights Watch

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24/04/2020 - 1:51pm

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, we give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes. Our rigorous, objective investigations and strategic, targeted advocacy build intense pressure for action and raise the cost of human rights abuse. For more than 30 years, Human Rights Watch has worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change and has fought to bring greater justice and security to people around the world.
Mission Statement:Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. We stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. We investigate and expose human rights violations and hold abusers accountable. We challenge governments and those who hold power to end abusive practices and respect international human rights law. We enlist the public and the international community to support the cause of human rights for all.

Acronym: 
HRW
Organisation Type: 
International Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
1978
Country of Origin: 
LB
Intervention Sector(s): 
Advocacy & Awareness
Democracy & Civic rights
Gender issues
Good governance and transparency
Human Rights & Protection
Contact person's position: 
Office Administrator
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
+9611217670
Address: 
Damascus Road
Beirut , Beirut
Lebanon
Phone: +9611217670
Fax: +9611217672
Beirut LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
Damascus Road
Phone: 
+9611217670
Website: 
Fax: 
+9611217672
Contact person's name: 
Rola Awada
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On December 9, 2009, a Lebanese criminal court sentenced a Lebanese woman to 15 days in jail for repeatedly beating Jonalin Malibago, her Filipina maid, three years earlier.

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FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
Director
Middle East and North Africa Division
Location: To Be Determined
Application Deadline: March 16, 2020

Monday, 16 March 2020
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The Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) Division of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking applicants for the position of Iraq Researcher. The Researcher will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy strategy on Iraq, and possibly an additional MENA country. Ideally, the position will be based in HRW’s Beirut or Amman office but other locations will be considered. The candidate should expect to spend extensive periods of time in Iraq. The Iraq Researcher reports to the Deputy Middle East and North Africa director.

Monday, 17 February 2020
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