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Trump, European populists are a threat to human rights - Human Rights Watch

Sri Lanka does not meet promise to curtail police abuses: Huma...

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´┐Żs Asia director Brad Adams said in a statement that Sri Lankan ... News on Air, 3 days ago

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HRW urges Bangladesh to reject Rohingya relocation plan

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Bangladesh to immediately drop its plan to transfer Rohingya refugees from the Cox's Bazar area to Thengar Char, an uninhabited coastal island, saying the move would deprive them of their rights to freedom of movement, ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Bangladesh orders work begin at proposed Rohingya island  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Protest in UK over missing Pakistani activists

[UK], Jan. 15 (ANI): Dozens of Pakistani human rights activists gathered outside the Pakistan High Commission in London to protest the disappearances of political activists. The protestors gathered under the banner of the Awami Workers Party (AWP), the UK arm ...
 Sify1 month ago Human Rights Watch hits out at Pakistan over missing activists  DNA1 month ago It is responsibility of Pak govt. to give freedom of expression to all: Netherlands envoy  Sify1 month ago
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HRW urges Pakistan to investigate bloggers 'abduction'

Human Rights Watch today asked Pakistan to urgently investigate the apparent abductions of four bloggers who campaigned for human rights and religious freedom, saying their near simultaneous disappearances raised concerns of government involvement. The ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Pak Govt. should urgently investigate abductions of four activists: HRW  Business Standard1 month ago

591 people have died in police custody in India since 2010

A report released by Human Rights Watch states that police regularly disregard arrest procedures and torture suspects in custody to death. The police often blame the deaths on suicide or illness. A Ganesh Nadar/ reports. In India, 591 people have died in police custody between 2010 and 2015, the United States-based Human Rights Watch has said in a new report which was released in a press conference in Chennai on December 19. People’s Watch co-founder and leader Henry ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Custodial killings go unpunished in India, 591 people have died since 2010: Human Rights Watch  India Today2 months ago

Saudi Arabia arrests two human rights activists this year

The authorities in Saudi Arabia have arrested two human rights activists so far this year.Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said Essam Koshak and Ahmed al-Musheikhis were summoned for questioning by police in Mecca and Qatif last week.
 News on Air1 month ago Rights group says US may be complicit in Yemen 'atrocities'  Business Standard2 months ago

Rights body questions freedom of expression in Myanmar

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday questioned the repression on freedom of expression in Myanmar and urged the government to take steps to protect it, a media report said.The HRW report said there has been an escalation in the suppression of opposition ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

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 rights," the immigration authority said.
 DNA5 hours ago Israel denies work visa to Human Rights Watch official  DNA7 hours ago Israel bans Human Right Watch worker, accuses group of peddling pro-Palestinian line  Reuters4 hours ago Israel refuses visa for Human Rights Watch, accusing group of 'Palestinian propaganda'  The Telegraph UK1 hour ago

Bangladesh accused of harassing garment worker activists

An international human rights group has accused Bangladesh authorities of harassing and intimidating garment worker leaders and rights activists, saying 34 of them have been arrested since December on charges it alleged were politically motivated. Bangladesh ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Dozens of garment workers, labor leaders facing unfair criminal cases in Bangladesh-HRW  DNA1 week ago

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 blamed the militants for the damage.
 DNA1 week ago Iraq: Islamic State 'summarily executed' 13 civilians, says Human Rights Watch  First Post.com1 month ago Islamic State retreating from Mosul, but targeting civilians for not joining them: Human Rights Watch  First Post.com2 months ago Islamic State rapes and tortures Sunni Arab women too: HRW  Zee News4 days ago
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