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Ukrainian reporter feared captured by rebels in separatist east

A senior Human Rights Watch activist on Saturday said she fears pro-Moscow rebels have captured a Ukrainian reporter and blogger missing for two weeks in the country's eastern war zone. Stanyslav Aseyev, a freelance contributor to US-funded...Show More Summary

Russian Officials Dispute Report on Labor Abuses at 2018 World Cup Sites

A report by Human Rights Watch said that at least 17 construction workers for the 2018 soccer tournament in Russia had died and others had faced labor abuses.

Rights group warns US-led force on white phosphorus use

The Human Rights Watch organisation on Wednesday urged the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq to protect civilians from the effects of white phosphorus. The statement comes after several instances in which the US-led coalition has deployed the munition in the fight against IS in Iraq's Mosul and Syria's Raqa city. Show More Summary

HRW calls for surrender of Gadhafi's son to ICC

Human Rights Watch has called on Libyan authorities to take "feasible steps" to facilitate the surrender of Seif al-Islam, son of late Libyan dictator Moammar al-Gadhafi, over to the International … Click to Continue »

Watch Marvel Director Taika Waititi’s Clever New Anti-Racism PSA

Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi is this year’s Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year, and apparently takes the Kiwibank bully pulpit seriously. He’s participating in New Zealand’s Human Rights Commission’s “Give Nothing to Racism”...Show More Summary

Rights group criticizes use of white phosphorous against IS

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria is endangering civilians by using artillery-delivered white phosphorous, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, after reports that such weapons were used in the Syrian city of Raqqa.

Anti-ISIS Coalition ‘Using White Phosphorus’ in Iraq and Syria, Endangering Civilians

Human Right Watch have condemned the “horrific, long-lasting harm” that the weapon could inflict upon civilians in ISIS territory.

Afghan teen deported by Sweden killed in Kabul blast: HRW

An Afghan teenager was killed in a bombing less than a week after being deported from Sweden, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, calling on European nations to halt repatriations as "Kabul is not safe". The deportation of rejected asylum...Show More Summary

Human Rights Watch says workers have exploited at Russia’s 2018 World Cup venues

Human Rights Watch says workers have exploited at Russia’s 2018 World Cup venues - originally posted on Sportslens.com Human Rights Watch (HRW) has claimed that it has documented cases of the 2018 World Cup workers being exploited. From Sportslens.com - Football News | Football Blog

Workers Exploited at Russia's 2018 World Cup Venues, Human Rights Watch Says

The human rights group claims workers have been left unpaid, made to work in dangerous conditions or suffered reprisals for raising concerns.

HRW slams ‘abuse’ of Russia World Cup workers

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Moscow (AFP) – Human Rights Watch in a report released on Wednesday highlighted exploitation of workers on 2018 World Cup construction sites and accused FIFA and host Russia of taking insufficient action to halt abuse. The New York-based...Show More Summary

Report: Workers on World Cup construction sites face abuse

Workers building stadiums for next year's World Cup in Russia have faced repeated abuses and routinely gone unpaid for several months, according to a report by Human Rights Watch released on Wednesday        

Report: 17 Deaths and Other Labor Abuses at World Cup Stadiums in Russia

Human Rights Watch accuses FIFA of failing to rigorously monitor worker safety matters.

Report: Workers on World Cup construction sites face abuse

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Workers building stadiums for next year's World Cup in Russia have faced repeated abuses and routinely gone unpaid for several months, according to a report by Human Rights Watch released on Wednesday        

Workers exploited at Russia's 2018 World Cup venues, Human Rights Watch says

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday said it had documented cases where workers building venues for Russia's 2018 soccer World Cup had been left unpaid, made to work in dangerously cold conditions, or suffered reprisals for raising concerns.

Neo-Nazi Leader Urges Supporters to ‘Cleanse Sofia from Garbage’ at Upcoming Bulgarian Pride March

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A Neo-Nazi leader is calling upon supporters to bring “brooms and shovels with wooden handles” to a counter-protest against Sofia, Bulgaria’s Pride march this Saturday, Human Rights Watch reports: A group called the National Resistance,...Show More Summary

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Evening Headlines Bloomberg: U.K.'s May Says She'd Rip Up Human Rights Law to Beat Terrorists. Prime Minister Theresa May said she’d be willing to tear up human rights legislation in the battle against terrorists, as security continued to dominate the final days of the U.K. Show More Summary

And Now to Watch Amal Conquer Supermomdom as George Clooney Descends Into Bumbling Dadhood

There’s been some debate about whether we should refer to Amal Clooney as a renowned international human rights lawyer or an impossibly chic movie star’s wife. Now she has yet another role to further complicate things: mother!

Rights groups attack Rwanda's move to vet campaign messages

Human rights groups are criticizing Rwanda's electoral commission's announcement that it must approve any social media messages of candidates in the August presidential election. Human Rights Watch on Thursday called … Click to Continue »

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