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Must Trump always divide us?

If ever there was a foreign policy issue around which our nation should be united, it’s the nuclear threat from North Korea. Many regimes deserve to be called “criminal,” but few more so than Kim Jong Un’s. Human Rights Watch calls North Korea “one of the most repressive authoritarian states in the world.” It seeks [...]Show More Summary

Despite Reforms, Some Children in Qatar Still Denied Citizenship

According to Human Rights Watch, the Middle East nation Qatar will still deny children of Qatari women and non-Qatari men the right to full citizenship, a privilege long granted to the children of Qatari men who marry non-citizens.

Concern voiced over Italy's anti-migrant mission

Human Rights Watch says country's new vote could interfere in the rights of migrants seeking asylum in Europe.

Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father' Gets Harrowing First Trailer - Watch Now

The first trailer for Angelina Jolie‘s new Netflix film First They Killed My Father has arrived. The film follows the story of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung as she recounts the horrors she suffered under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge regime, which ended up murdering a quarter of the population. [...]

'Hotspots' in Libya: French President Macron's troubling announcement

French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday he wanted to create "hotspots" in Libya this summer where migrants would be pre-screened for asylum claims, an announcement that sparked concern from Human Rights Watch (HRW) and a number of NGOs.

Angelina Jolie Reportedly Collaborated With the ‘Abusive, Rights-Violating’ Cambodian Army for Her Latest Film

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

“Working with the Cambodian army is a no-go zone, it’s a red flag, and it’s a terrible mistake,” according to Human Rights Watch.

Saudi Arabia should clarify status of ex-crown prince: HRW

LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia must clarify whether they have imposed movement restrictions on former crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday, saying the kingdom should end all arbitrary travel bans and detentions of Saudi citizens. Show More Summary

U.S. Trained Unit in Iraq That 'Committed War Crimes' in Mosul Battle

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Human Rights Watch said an Iraqi unit trained by American forces summarily executed prisoners in west Mosul.

US-trained Iraqi army unit 'linked to Mosul war crimes'

Human Rights Watch urges US to suspend all support for Iraqi army division pending probe into alleged executions.

Rights group: Armed groups in western Libya attack activists

Human Rights Watch says that activists in western Libya have been physically attacked and threatened by armed groups, some affiliated with U.N.-backed government based in the country's capital, Tripoli. The … Click to Continue »

US-trained Iraqi unit carried out Mosul executions: HRW

An Iraqi army division trained by American forces summarily executed prisoners in west Mosul, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, calling for US assistance to the unit to be suspended. The latest report of executions comes after the release...Show More Summary

U.S.-trained Iraqi army unit committed war crimes in Mosul: HRW

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - A U.S.-trained Iraqi army division allegedly executed several dozen men in the final throes of the battle against Islamic State militants in Mosul's Old City, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.

French police use pepper spray, harassment against Calais migrants, NGOs claim

French police regularly use pepper spray against migrants in Calais, the Human Rights Watch group claimed on Wednesday. The claim is one of several complaints made by migrants and their supporters in the French Channel port.

HRW: French police routinely abuse Calais refugees

Human Rights Watch says police often use excessive force on migrants in Calais, including on those who pose no threat.

Police 'routinely' use pepper spray on migrants in Calais: HRW

French police are regularly using pepper spray against migrants in Calais, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday, an accusation denied by authorities. In a report entitled "Like living in hell" the use of pepper spray against migrants massed in the northern coastal city is described as "routine". Show More Summary

Human Rights Watch condemns 'routine' abuse of Calais migrants by French police

Human Rights Watch (HRW) pressed the French government on Wednesday to end what it described as police violence against migrants in the town of Calais, where hundreds have returned despite the demolition of a sprawling camp known as "the jungle".

Human Rights Watch: French police use excessive force on Calais migrants

PARIS (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch (HRW) pressed the French government on Wednesday to end what it described as police violence against migrants in the northern town of Calais, where hundreds have returned despite the demolition of a sprawling camp known as "the jungle".

Execution site discovered near Mosul's Old City

Human Rights Watch says observers discovered the corpses of 17 men, allegedly executed by Iraqi forces, in west Mosul.

Greece still failing unaccompanied migrant minors: HRW

Greece is failing to adequately care for many unaccompanied migrant minors, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, citing the case of an island camp where violence has broken out in recent days. "The misidentification of unaccompanied migrant...Show More Summary

HRW: Greece failing to protect lone refugee children

Greek authorities register unaccompanied refugee children as adults and leave them vulnerable, says Human Rights Watch.

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