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Libyan Civil War

Open Letter to Human Rights Watch

On 15th April Human Rights Watch issued a statement asserting, “Government forces loyal to the Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, have fired cluster munitions into residential areas in the western city of Misrata.” Subsequent reports indicate a large number of civilians died in these attacks. According to Fred Abrahams, Human Rights Watch assigned responsibility for these […]

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Libyan Civil War

Open Investigation: Cluster bombs in Misurata

We are currently investigating the cluster bombing of Misurata on the 14th April 2011. The sources for the original story are Human Rights Watch and the New York Times. The specific individuals to make the initial allegations were Fred Abrahams, a special advisor for Human Rights Watch and C.J. Chivers of the New York Times. […]

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About Human Rights Investigations

Welcome to Human Rights Investigations

HRI is focused on investigating human rights abuses which have not been brought to the public’s attention and also to act as a watchdog for other human rights organisations. HRI is internationalist in outlook, focused on the human rights of the poorest people, dedicated to peaceful resolution of conflicts and not afraid to take on […]