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Human Rights Watch
July 08, 2020
Rights group says 180 dead found in Burkina Faso mass graves
At least 180 bodies were found in mass graves in northern Burkina Faso with evidence suggesting the government army was ...
July 01, 2020
Outrage in Colombia over alleged soldier abuse of Indigenous
Accusations that a group of soldiers sexually assaulted two young Indigenous girls in rural Colombia have sparked protests ...
June 19, 2020
UN rights body to report on racism after Floyd killing
The U.N.’s top human rights body agreed unanimously Friday to commission a U.N. report on systemic racism and discrimination ...
June 05, 2020
Rights group says another Thai dissident abducted in SE Asia
A Thai dissident has been abducted in Cambodia, a human rights group said Friday, raising concern that a mysterious campaign ...
June 02, 2020
Virus-tracking app angers thousands in Moscow with fines
When nurse Maria Alexeyeva caught coronavirus at work, she isolated herself at home and followed the rules set down by Moscow ...
May 27, 2020
Rights group urges inquiry into Philippine drug war killings
Human Rights Watch is calling on the U.N.’s top human rights body to launch an independent investigation into the Philippine ...
May 27, 2020
Venezuela's apparent respite from COVID-19 may not last long
Defying dire predictions, Venezuela so far seems to have avoided the coronavirus wave striking much of South America.
May 15, 2020
Turkey detains pro-Kurdish mayors, removes them from office
Turkish authorities on Friday detained four more elected mayors from Turkey’s mainly Kurdish populated east and southeast ...
April 28, 2020
Virus spreads fear through Latin America's unruly prisons
The spreading specter of the new coronavirus is shaking Latin America’s notoriously overcrowded, unruly prisons, threatening ...
April 22, 2020
Cameroon's president acknowledges army massacre of civilians
Cameroon's President Paul Biya has acknowledged that the military massacred innocent people, including women and children, ...
April 16, 2020
Rights group asks Turkish Cypriots to release migrants
A human rights group on Thursday urged Turkish Cypriot authorities in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus to ...
April 07, 2020
Qatar says it's working to protect laborers from coronavirus
The Qatari government said Tuesday it has implemented widespread measures to protect immigrant workers from the coronavirus, ...
February 17, 2020
Gunmen kill 24 in attack near church in Burkina Faso
Gunmen killed 24 civilians, including a church pastor, and kidnapped three others on Sunday in Burkina Faso, an official said
February 16, 2020
Turkey, Russia to discuss grave situation in Syria's Idlib
A Turkish delegation will travel to Russia on Monday to discuss the situation in Syria's Idlib province amid mounting fears ...
February 10, 2020
More than 450 civilians killed in central Mali last year
Islamic militants and ethnic-based militias killed more than 450 civilians in central Mali last year, making it the deadliest ...
January 23, 2020
Rohingya hail UN ruling that Myanmar act to prevent genocide
The United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar to do all it can to prevent genocide against the Rohingya people, ...
January 22, 2020
HRW: Armed groups move freely on Colombia-Venezuela border
Illegal armed groups operate with virtual impunity along the border between Colombia and Venezuela, and civilians are ...
January 21, 2020
Myanmar panel: Security forces likely committed war crimes
An independent commission established by Myanmar's government has concluded there are reasons to believe that security forces ...
January 15, 2020
China blasts human rights report, praises current situation
China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking ...
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