3 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch
This is hardly the first time the authorities have used criminal incitement charges to try to silence a peaceful critic.
12 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch
This is a crucial time for Secretary General Jagland to stand up for Council of Europe standards in Russia.
16 hrs ago | TwinCities
The number of Afghan women and girls jailed for "moral crimes" has risen dramatically in the past 18 months, raising concerns that gains in women's rights might be reversed with the withdrawal of most international troops next year, a rights group said Tuesday.
20 hrs ago | CTV
An international rights group says the number of Afghan women and girls jailed for "moral crimes" has risen dramatically in the past 18 months.
21 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch
The Ouattara government may have made meaningful progress in rebuilding the economy and infrastructure after years of devastation by conflict and mismanagement.
The U.S. government has an obligation to put pressure on Myanmar President Thein Sein to address national security, Human Rights Watch said.
A human rights dialogue between Ashgabat and Brussels has failed to clarify why journalist Rovshen Yazmuhamedov was detained two weeks ago.
Zambian authorities should dismiss all charges and release two men arrested for engaging in homosexual acts, Human Rights Watch said.
The government and telecommunications companies have a unique opportunity to bring an open Internet to Burma so that the Burmese people can express themselves online without fear.
Banning the use of white phosphorus as an incendiary weapon would prevent future suffering from this terrible weapon, but only prosecutions will bring justice to the victims of its past unlawful use.
Three years ago, the world saw soldiers shooting protesters and parts of Bangkok going up in flames.
This citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows anti-Syrian regime protesters holding a placard with a caricature of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration in Kafr Nabil, in Idlib province, northern Syria, Friday, May 17, 2013.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender rights program at Human Rights Watch today named its candidates to its annual ?Hall of Shame? to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
Rights activists have found torture devices and other evidence of abuse in government prisons in the first Syrian city to come under the control of the opposition, Human Rights Watch said in a report Friday.