Tom Porteous is the London director of Human Rights Watch

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Human Rights
30 September 2008
I have always been an admirer of the journalist Hugh O’Shaughnessy. So I was puzzled by his broadside attack on Human...
Law
08 April 2008
A new report by Human Rights Watch sheds light on the extent to which, between 2001 and at least 2004, Jordan’s General...
Politics
21 February 2008
“An election is more than what happens on election day,” goes the expression - and it seems particularly apposite to...
Human Rights
07 December 2007
In the past two weeks the Iraqi government has highlighted the return of thousands of Iraqi refugees from Syria. The...
UK Politics
27 June 2007
In his speech accepting the leadership of the Labour Party on Sunday, Gordon Brown hinted that his foreign policy would...