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Thai soldier charged with murder in controversial killing of ethnic youth activist

Human Rights Watch said army officers had used anti-drug operations in the past as a cover for attacks on activists who exposed official wrongdoing or defended minority rights.
DNA

HRW asks Nepal to investigate allegations of indiscriminate use of force by security forces

[USA], March. 10 (ANI): New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has asked authorities in Nepal to immediately investigate allegations of indiscriminate and excessive use of force by security
Sify Also reported by •ANI NewsDNA

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News video: Huge Mass Grave Used by Islamic State Uncovered Near Mosul

Huge Mass Grave Used by Islamic State Uncovered Near Mosul 02:47

The so-called Islamic State murdered and then dumped the bodies of hundreds, if not thousands, of Iraqi men and women into a sinkhole known as “Khafsa” outside Mosul in 2014 and 2015, Human Rights..
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News video: When Trump Meets Merkel, Will Opposites Attract?

When Trump Meets Merkel, Will Opposites Attract? 01:04

Usually, when the American and German leaders meet up for formal talks, Human Rights Watch sends the two allied countries some guidance on sensitive topics to try to influence their discussion. But..
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News video: Family hostages? Iraqi army jails relatives of suspected ISIS members, destroys their homes – HRW

Family hostages? Iraqi army jails relatives of suspected ISIS members, destroys their homes – HRW 06:25

Iraqi forces are exacting punitive justice on families of citizens suspected of being members of ISIS, often on the basis of poor evidence, and in contravention of accepted laws of war, says activist..
Source: RT News Channel -

News video: Israeli Parliament Passes Law to Ban Entry of Boycotters

Israeli Parliament Passes Law to Ban Entry of Boycotters 01:15

Israel's Parliament passed a law that denies entry to anyone who has called for others to boycott Israel or its territories.
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News video: ‘A Day Without Women’ highlights lack of gender diversity

‘A Day Without Women’ highlights lack of gender diversity 02:31

A statue of a young girl stands in front of Lower Manhattan’s well-known bronze charging bull, as if to fearlessly stare it down. A way of highlighting the pay gap of women working in financial..
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Philippines demands proof for rights group's assertion of police 'executions'

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Thursday dismissed as "thoughtless and irresponsible" a report by Human Rights Watch that President Rodrigo Duterte had turned a blind eye to murders by police in..
Reuters India

Israel bans Human Right Watch worker, accuses group of peddling pro-Palestinian line

Israel has denied a work permit to a Human Rights Watch researcher, accusing the group of doing the work of Palestinian propagandists, a move the U. S. -based organisation called unprecedented and an..
DNA

Israel denies work permit to Human Right Watch researcher

Israel has denied a work permit to a Human Rights Watch researcher after receiving Foreign Ministry advice that HRW works "in the service of Palestinian propaganda under the false banner of human..
Zee News Also reported by •Reuters IndiaDNA

Sri Lanka does not meet promise to curtail police abuses: Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch today said the Sri Lankan government has not met its promise to curtail police abuses prior to the March session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The agency’s..
All India Radio

IS rapes and tortures Sunni Arab women too: HRW

Fighters from the Islamic State group, whose abuses against Yazidi women have been well documented, are raping and torturing Sunni Arab women too, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.
IndiaTimes Also reported by •Zee News

Armed group executes 32 people in Central Africa: HRW

An armed group executed at least 32 civilians and captured fighters in the lawless heart of Central African Republic in December, Human Rights Watch said today.
DNA

Rebels kill 32 people in Central African Republic town-HRW

Rebels in Central African Republic killed at least 32 civilians after clashes with a rival armed group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday, a sign of the fighters' growing boldness amid limited..
DNA

Rights group says Iraqi paramilitaries demolishing Sunni Arab homes

Human Rights Watch on Thursday accused Iranian-trained Iraqi paramilitary units battling Islamic State of demolishing hundreds of Sunni Arab houses near the city of Mosul, but a spokesman for the units..
DNA

Dozens of garment workers, labor leaders facing unfair criminal cases in Bangladesh: HRW

[United States], Feb 15 (ANI): New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said in a report released on Wednesday that dozens of garment workers and labor leaders are facing unfair or apparently
Sify Also reported by •ANI NewsDNA

Syrian government rejects report on Aleppo chemical weapons use

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Damascus "utterly rejects" a recent Human Rights Watch report that said its military and allied forces had used chemical weapons during their capture of Aleppo last year, Syrian..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

HRW hails residency waiver for Syria refugees in Lebanon

Human Rights Watch has hailed a move by Lebanon's government to lift a USD 200 residency fee for Syrian nationals, but said concerns remain about some of the most vulnerable refugees.
DNA

Ethiopia dam causes Kenya water shortage: rights group

A huge newly-built Ethiopian dam is cutting off the supply of water to Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, rights group Human Rights Watch said today.
DNA

Women's bodies are potential 'hosts', says US anti-abortion lawmaker

Reproductive rights advocates in the United States (US) are outraged over a statement by an Oklahoma state legislator pushing for a bill that requires a pregnant woman who wishes to have an abortion,..
DNA

Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in Aleppo - rights group

Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during battles to retake the city late last year, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday.
DNA


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