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UAE denies operating prisons in conflict-hit Yemen

The United Arab Emirates today denied it operated any prisons in Yemen, after Human Rights Watch accused it of running "informal detention facilities" in the war-torn country.

UAE runs &#039;informal prisons&#039; in Yemen: Human Rights Watch

The UAE is a key member of a Saudi-led military coalition that entered Yemen's conflict in 2015 to battle on the government's side against Iran-backed Huthi rebels.  
Zee News

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News video: ‘High risk of horrific & long-lasting harm’: HRW slams US for use of white phosphorus

‘High risk of horrific & long-lasting harm’: HRW slams US for use of white phosphorus 04:47

Human Rights Watch has criticized the US for endangering civilian lives in Syria and Iraq by using white phosphorus. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT!..
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News video: Death Sentence For Facebook Post Amid Pakistan Crackdown Online

Death Sentence For Facebook Post Amid Pakistan Crackdown Online 00:38

CNN has reported that a Pakistan government crackdown on freedom of speech online has reached worrying new levels, activists say, after a young man was sentenced to death over a series of Facebook..
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News video: Report Cites Worker Deaths During Russia's World Cup Prep

Report Cites Worker Deaths During Russia's World Cup Prep 00:42

Human Rights Watch says workers helping Russia prepare for the 2018 World Cup have faced a number of rights abuses.
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News video: Concerns Grow Over US-Led Coalition Using White Phosphorus

Concerns Grow Over US-Led Coalition Using White Phosphorus 01:10

The legality of a U.S.-led coalition using white phosphorus is sort of a gray area.
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News video: 'Cubs of Caliphate’ vs. child soldiers: Iraqi militias recruit minors to fight ISIS – HRW

'Cubs of Caliphate’ vs. child soldiers: Iraqi militias recruit minors to fight ISIS – HRW 03:57

Child soldiers are recruited by government-aligned militias to fight Islamic State forces in Mosul, Human Rights Watch has learned. The NGO urges Iraq’s allies to take action as the US-led coalition..
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Kurdish authorities delaying civilians fleeing IS: HRW

Human Rights Watch on Wednesday accused Kurdish authorities of delaying thousands of Iraqi civilians fleeing from jihadist-held areas at checkpoints, in some cases within range of front lines.
Zee News

Vietnam rights report highlights beatings, intimidation against critics

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnamese human rights bloggers and activists are being beaten and intimidated, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Monday, as it urged the Communist government to end..
Reuters India

Turkmenistan pardons over 1,000 prisoners for Ramadan

Tightly-controlled Turkmenistan has pardoned more than 1,000 prisoners ahead of festivities marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, state media reported today. President Gurbanguly..
Deccan Herald

Human Rights Watch raps India for '20 Internet Shutdowns in 2017'

India has received an earful from the Human Rights Watch, who in its recent report stated the nation has shut down the internet in various regions 20 times in the first five months of this year, and..
DNA Also reported by •newKerala.comANI News

HRW concerned about phosphorus use by U.S. coalition in Raqqa

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch expressed concern on Wednesday about the use of incendiary white phosphorous weapons by the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, saying it..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

Workers exploited at Russia's 2018 World Cup venues, Human Rights Watch says

But in a statement accompanying the New York-based campaign group's report, Jane Buchanan, HRW's associate Europe and Central Asia director, said:

Trump to roll back some of Obama's Cuban outreach

US President Donald Trump has vowed to revisit all of his predecessors diplomatic successes and failures, but is he ready to slam the door on Cuba? On Friday, he is expected to unveil a new policy..
Deccan Herald

HRW warns Lebanon against bringing back death penalty

Human Rights Watch has urged Lebanon to respect its moratorium on the death penalty after calls for its reinstatement following the murder of a young student that shocked the country.

U.S. says Syria bombing was legal; rights group disputes findings

A U. S. military investigator said on Wednesday that a March 16 air strike near Aleppo, Syria, was a valid and legal attack on a meeting of al Qaeda fighters and did not kill dozens of civilians as..

Human Rights Watch blasts May's anti-terror comments

Human Rights Watch today condemned comments by British Prime Minister Theresa May vowing a hardline approach to terrorism, after the deadly London attacks and on the eve of a national election.

14 protesters face execution in Saudi: rights groups

Saudi Arabia plans to execute 14 citizens, all Shiites, after a "grossly unfair trial" linked to political protests, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today.

HRW criticises Army rewarding officer who used civilian as

"The Indian Army's rewarding of an officer for actions that included serious human rights violations undermines accountability and the stature of the military," Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a..
DNA Also reported by •Deccan Herald

Thai teen among latest group held for `royal insults`:Human Rights Watch

 United Nations` rights body warned Thailand`s widespread use of the law "may constitute crimes against humanity".
Zee News Also reported by •DNA

Ugandan troops committed sexual abuse in Central African Republic, rights group says

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan soldiers sexually abused at least 13 girls and women in the Central African Republic while the troops were helping to hunt for warlord Joseph Kony, the U.S.-based Human..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

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