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Western countries express concern over...

Western countries express concern over...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 5 2021

Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman rejected the accusation of reprisal killings

HRW calls for UN probe, sanctions over...

HRW calls for UN probe, sanctions over...

Politics

Mon, Aug 16 2021

The rights watchdog released a report identifying 86 political activists, businessmen and student members...

HRW: Palestinian groups in Gaza committed...

'Palestinian groups in Gaza committed...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 12 2021

HRW previously accused Israel of war crimes for strikes that killed dozens of civilians despite "no...

HRW: Israel, Hamas behind 'apparent...

Israel, Hamas accused of 'apparent war...

Middle East

Tue, Jul 27 2021

The 11-day conflict saw Hamas and other Palestinian armed groups in Gaza fire thousands of rockets towards...

Quader terms HRW’s allegations over...

Quader: HRW comments on Bangladesh security...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jun 27 2021

Ten rights groups in a joint statement on Saturday raised allegations that law-enforcement and intelligence...

HRW: Mushtaq Ahmed should never have...

HRW: Mushtaq Ahmed should never have...

Bangladesh

Fri, Feb 26 2021

Asia Director of HRW said the government should heed calls from the UN and others to immediately release...

Saudi court hands prison sentence to...

Saudi court hands prison sentence to...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 28 2020

Hathloul, 31, has been held since 2018 following her arrest along with at least a dozen other women's...

HRW: Myanmar should end mass detention...

HRW: Myanmar should end mass detention...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Camp detainees face higher rates of malnutrition, waterborne illnesses, and child and maternal mortality...

Human Rights Watch: Hundreds of thousands...

Thousands of people shackled for mental...

World

Tue, Oct 6 2020

Without mental health support or awareness, families or institutions often shackle people against their...

Dozens of bodies found in Burkina Faso,...

Dozens of bodies found in Burkina Faso,...

Africa

Wed, Jul 8 2020

A Human Rights Watch report said the killings in Djibo likely took place between November 2019 and June...

HRW accuses Burkina Faso over killing...

HRW accuses Burkina Faso over killing...

Africa

Mon, Apr 20 2020

It made 'a brutal mockery of a counterterrorism operation that may amount to a war crime and could...

Coronavirus: Clothing brands abandon...

Coronavirus: Clothing brands abandon...

World

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Many brands and retailers have taken advantage of the coronavirus outbreak by using unfair purchasing...

HRW says govt stifling dissent, state...

HRW says govt stifling dissent, state...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Regarding the findings, State Minister for Information Murad Hasan told reporters that the government...

HRW: Myanmar obstructing international...

HRW: Myanmar obstructing int'l...

Rohingya Crisis

Sat, Aug 24 2019

August 25, 2019, marks two years since the Myanmar military began a campaign of ethnic cleansing in Rakhine...

Diplomats, activists decry Chinese 'threats'...

Diplomats, activists decry Chinese 'threats'...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 2 2019

China maintains instead that the Uighurs and others are at 'campuses' for vocational training...

HRW: Disband Myanmar panel on crimes...

HRW: Disband Myanmar panel on crimes...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Dec 20 2018

HRW says the panel is disregarding evidence collected by United Nations fact-finders

HRW asks Argentina to probe Saudi crown...

HRW asks Argentina to probe Saudi crown...

Latin America

Tue, Nov 27 2018

The killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a critic of the crown prince, at Riyadh's...

Human Rights Watch condemns Digital...

Human Rights Watch condemns Digital...

Law & Rights

Tue, Sep 25 2018

Sections 25(a) and 31 contained vague descriptions of offences, and were lacking sufficient precision...

HRW: Bangladesh skirts human rights...

HRW: Bangladesh skirts human rights...

Bangladesh

Thu, May 17 2018

A number of countries praised the government’s willingness to open the Bangladesh border and provide...

HRW: Thailand detains Cambodian opposition...

HRW: Thailand detains Cambodian opposition...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Apr 26 2018

In 2016, a Cambodian court sentenced Sam Serey in absentia to nine years in prison for plotting an attack....

HRW: Myanmar bulldozed scores of Rohingya...

HRW: Myanmar bulldozed scores of Rohingya...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 23 2018

Hundreds of Rohingya villages were already damaged by fire during the initial months of violence last...