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Myanmar troops gang-raped Rohingya women and girls: HRW
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Myanmar troops gang-raped Rohingya women and girls: HRW

Myanmar troops gang-raped countless Rohingya women and girls during a military campaign that sent hundreds of thousands fleeing across the border to Bangladesh, Human Rights Watch said today.The US-based rights group said in a report that the sexual violence, ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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HRW denounces female virginity tests in Indonesian armed forces

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday denounced the continuation of virginity tests for female applicants in the Indonesian Army and Police.The virginity test, also called the two-finger test, was first denounced by HRW in 2014 as cruel, humiliating and ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago

Rape victims still facing barriers to justice in India: HRW

Wednesday, 08 November 2017||channel:India " --IANS" New Delhi, Nov 8 - Five years after the Nirbhaya gang rape case in Delhi, rape victims are still facing barriers to getting justice in India, Human Rights Watch said on ...
 Nerve1 month ago India's rape survivors degraded by 'finger test' despite reforms, report says  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Harsh Singapore laws stifling free speech: HRW

Singapore is increasingly using harsh laws to severely restrict freedom of speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch said today, urging authorities to let people publicly debate matters of national interest.A report from the New York-based rights group said ...
 Business Standard3 days ago Singapore uses laws to curb freedom of expression: HRW  Daiji World3 days ago

Rohingya return deal bad for refugees, says HRW

An agreement by Bangladesh and Burma to begin returning Rohingya refugees to Burma by January 23, 2018, creates an impossible timetable for safe and voluntary returns and should be shelved, Human Rights Watch today said in a letter to both ...
 Business Standard4 days ago Rights group dismisses pact on Rohingya repatriation  Business Standard3 weeks ago

Rights group urges China to stop conversion therapy

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Chinese government to end forms of treatment designed to alter an individual's sexual orientation that were allegedly being carried out in hospitals across the country, according to a report released on Wednesday.
 Business Standard1 month ago Rights group calls for Vietnamese political prisoners' release  Business Standard1 month ago

Bangladesh should meet global standards in dealing with BDR, says HRW

[USA], Nov.29 (ANI): The Bangladesh government should agree to new trials meeting international standards for members of the former Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) accused of mutiny and murder, including 139 whose death sentences were upheld on November 27, 2017, by ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

HRW calls for sanctions on Damascus over chemical arms

Human Rights Watch today urged the international community to slap sanctions on the Syrian government after UN investigators blamed President Bashar al- Assad's regime for a sarin gas attack that killed dozens."The (UN) Security Council should move swiftly to ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Watchdog urges UN inquiry into Iran recruiting Afghan kids to fight in Syria  Zee News2 months ago

Nearly 300 Rohingya villages torched in Myanmar: HRW

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday said nearly 300 Rohingya villages have been torched in Myanmar since the current spate of violence began in late August. The rights group used satellite images to identify 288 partially or completely burned villages in ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Two-thirds of Afghan girls missing out on school: HRW

Two-thirds of Afghan girls do not attend school due to growing insecurity and poverty, Human Rights Watch said today, underlining the challenges of educating women in the patriarchal country 16 years after the Taliban were ousted.While millions more girls are ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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