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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

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News video: Syrian opposition calls for direct talks with Assad regime in Geneva

Syrian opposition calls for direct talks with Assad regime in Geneva 01:29

Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in Geneva. Previous negotiations have been..
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News video: Syrian forces used chemical weapons in Aleppo: Amnesty

Syrian forces used chemical weapons in Aleppo: Amnesty 00:45

Syrian government forces carried out at least eight chemical attacks during the final weeks of the battle for Aleppo killing nine people, among them four children, and injuring hundreds more, Human..
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News video: Russia Passes Law Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

Russia Passes Law Decriminalizing Domestic Violence 01:05

A new Russian law reduces the penalty for hitting a spouse or child without causing serious injury.
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News video: New Erdogan powers 'threat' to democracy, rights group warns

New Erdogan powers 'threat' to democracy, rights group warns 01:40

Plans to dramatically bolster Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers pose a "huge threat" to human rights, law and the country's democratic future, Human Rights Watch (HRW)..
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News video: Death toll rises in latest prison violence in Brazil

Death toll rises in latest prison violence in Brazil 00:50

At least 27 inmates have now thought to have died in the latest violence to erupt in a Brazilian prison. The death toll is three times what was originally reported by the authorities who have warned..
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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 Also reported by •Reuters India

Syrian forces used chemical weapons in final push for Aleppo

Syrian government forces carried out at least eight chemical attacks during the final weeks of the battle for Aleppo, killing nine people, among them four children, Human Rights Watch said today.
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

HRW accuses Pakistan of mass forced returns of afghan refugees

[Afghanistan], Feb 13 (ANI): New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Monday that Pakistani authorities have carried out a campaign of abuses and threats to drive out nearly
Sify Also reported by •ANI NewsDNA

Rights group slams Pak for forcing exodus of Afghan refugees

In a damning report, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) asked Pakistan government to end police abuse and other measures against refugees.
DNA

Rights group says Pakistan has 'forced' mass Afghan refugee returns

KABUL (Reuters) - The number of Afghan refugees returning from Pakistan, already at the highest level in years, may increase this year if Pakistan maintains its forceful policies, Human Rights Watch..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

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