Saudi women still need a man's permission to travel, get a passport or a job, according to Human Rights Watch.
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya should resist rushing into elections this year because the country is too violent and authorities cannot guarantee freedom of assembly or free speech, which are essential for a vote, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.
Candidates running in Lebanon’s May 6, 2018 parliamentary elections should commit to five key steps to improve women’s rights, Human Rights Watch said today, on International Women’s Day. Political parties should also ensure greater participation of women in parliament by including women on their candidate lists. Lebanon has made some positive incremental steps in recent […]
Human Rights Watch says it has found new evidence that authorities in one of China's most repressive regions are sweeping up citizens' personal information in a stark example of how big-data technology can be used to police a population.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities in the far western region of Xinjiang are detaining suspects flagged by predictive software that combines data on everything from security camera footage to health and banking records, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday.
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has bulldozed at least 55 villages that were emptied of their Rohingya Muslim inhabitants during violence that began last year, Human Rights Watch said on Friday citing a review of new satellite imagery.
Satellite imagery shows Myanmar authorities have bulldozed at least 55 Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine in recent months, Human Rights Watch said Friday, condemning the government for erasing evidence at sites where troops are accused of atrocities. Show More Summary
Human Rights Watch called on Kuwait to agree to greater protection for migrant workers as a Philippine delegation was due in the emirate Thursday to discuss an outcry over alleged abuses of Filipinos. But the New York-based watchdogShow More Summary
A new report shows how “religious freedom” exemptions allow for a vast number of individuals and corporations to discriminate against LGBTQ+ folk.
MOSCOW/CAIRO (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch has said world soccer's governing body must tackle rights abuses in Russia's Chechnya region now that one of the teams in this year's World Cup in Russia has chosen Chechnya as the location for its base camp.
Human Rights Watch says the remark was the latest in a "series of misogynist, derogatory and demeaning statements" Duterte has made about women
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Kurdish Asayish police force in Iraq last year executed dozens of Islamic State fighters in their custody and disposed of their bodies in a mass grave northwest of Mosul, Human Rights Watch said in report on Friday.
Human Rights Watch report details how people with disabilities suffer sexual and physical abuse in Australian prisons.
One man was kept in solitary confinement for 19 years, Human Rights Watch says.
Nursing homes across the US are giving antipsychotic drugs to residents with dementia to control their behaviour, despite rules against the misuse of drugs as “chemical restraints”, a new report claims. Using such medications for the...Show More Summary
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish guards at the border with Syria are indiscriminately shooting at and summarily returning asylum seekers attempting to cross into Turkey, Human Rights Watch said.
Human Rights Watch called on Ankara on Saturday to stop using "lethal force" against Syrians trying to cross into Turkey, urging it to open its border to those seeking asylum. A major offensive waged by Syrian government troops in the...Show More Summary
TUNIS (Reuters) - Armed groups, some linked with prominent Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, are preventing thousands of displaced families from returning to the eastern city of Benghazi, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report published on Thursday.
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Human Rights Watch calls government regulations little more than a “theatrical exercise.”