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Child Abuse in Egypt Requires Immediate Action – Human Rights Watch

According to Human Rights Watch, serious abuses against Egyptian minors require immediate attention, despite measures taken by the country's authorities to promote children's rights.

HRW Calls on Azerbaijan to Release Human Rights Activists

Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on Wednesday on the Azerbaijani government to release all activists and journalists detained on political grounds ahead of the first European Games set to take place in Baku in June.

Israel’s Squatter Settlements on Palestinian Land Undermine its Security

Bill Van Esveld | (Human Rights Watch) – Israel’s prime minister has set the agenda for his visit to Washington, DC: the impact on Israel’s security of the Obama administration’s approach to…

Number of Christians Kidnapped by ISIS Soars; CBS and NBC Yawn

News concerning the mass kidnapping of Christians by ISIS in Syria worsened on Thursday with reports from multiple human rights groups that raised the initial number of those taken from 150 to now at least 220. If you watched the network...Show More Summary

Watch This Father’s Devastating Testimony on Illegal Immigration: ‘Do Black Lives Really Matter?’

Through all of the talk about a supposed human right to amnesty, those on the left (and those who are RINOs) forget the very real, human cost of illegal immigration

Mountaintop Removal Ends on March 16th: Put Down Your Foot for Basic Health and Human Rights

Fourteen months after the world watched in astonishment as poorly regulated coal-washing chemicals contaminated the Elk River in West Virginia, coal country residents and supporters are gearing up for an epic showdown on March 16th with...Show More Summary

2 Syrian refugees who disappeared from Lebanon are at risk of torture: HRW

Beirut, Lebanon- The Human Rights Watch issued a report on Tuesday in which it said that 2 Syrian nationals who were in Lebanese custody are feared to have been deported to Syria in violation of the Convention Against Torture. The families of Osama Qaraqouz and Bassel Haydar said the two men were transferred to […]

Iraq: Sunni Sheikh Killed trying to Mediate between Shiite, Sunni Extremists

By Erin Evers | (Human Rights Watch) In Latifiyya, a small town 20 miles south of Baghdad, fighting has been raging since long before the armed conflict that erupted when the Islamic…

South Sudan's warring forces 'recruiting children'

Human Rights Watch claims kids as young as 13 are being used in ongoing conflict in report dismissed by the government.

Human Rights Watch accuses Sudanese soldiers of mass rape in Darfur

Sudanese soldiers systematically raped at least 221 women and girls during three days of attacks on a town in the embattled region of Darfur, monitoring group Human Rights Watch said in a 48-page report released Wednesday. WitnessesShow More Summary

Human Rights Watch Documents Mass Rapes In Darfur

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

In one town, the organization found, Sudanese army forces raped more than 200 women and girls. The government of Sudan has denied that its forces are raping civilians.

Darfur mass rape termed crime against humanity

US-based Human Rights Watch says Sudanese soldiers sexually assaulted more than 200 women and girls in Tabit town.

HRW: Sudan Troops Raped 221 in Darfur; Gov't Says 0

Sudanese army troops raped at least 221 women and girls in a Darfur village in a series of organized, house-to-house attacks last year, Human Rights Watch says in a report today. The organization's Africa director called it "a new low in the catalog of atrocities in Darfur." Reports of a...

Damning Reports: It's Still Terrible to Be a Construction Worker at the NYU, Louvre, and Guggenheim Projects in Abu Dhabi

Site of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. All photos by Marwan Naamani courtesy of Getty Images Yesterday Human Rights Watch released a damning new report on worker's conditions at the Abu Dhabi satellites of the Louvre, the Guggenheim Museum, and NYU....

Sudanese Government Denies Mass Military Rape

A Human Rights Watch investigation released at the United Nations on Wednesday reports that Sudanese army troops raped at least 221 women and girls during a 36-hour attack on the Darfur town of Tabit that began on Oct. 30. The report documents 27 first-hand reports of rape, 194 other credible accounts of rape and even…

Wednesday Links: Don’t Fuck With Baer

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Another dashcam to add to the carnage, this time involving hand-to-hand/car-to-beast combat with a wild boar. [YouTube via Edward Zipco on Facebook] Human Rights Watch has released another damning report on labor conditions in Abu Dhabi. Show More Summary

Syria: Dear Bashar al-Assad: Barrel Bombs Are No Laughing Matter

By Philippe Bolopion | (Human Rights Watch) | — It speaks volumes when the leader of a country feels emboldened to respond with humor when asked on television about a deadly weapon…

Human Rights Watch Releases Damning Report on Labor Conditions in Abu Dhabi

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Today Human Rights Watch (HRW) released its third report on violations of the rights of migrant workers on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, where the Guggenheim and Louvre museums are planning outposts and New York University is planning a campus.

Museums and Universities Are Using Forced Labor to Build in Abu Dhabi

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Guggenheim. The Louvre. NYU. All have signed on to build outposts on an island off the coast of Abu Dhabi. And according to a new report from Human Rights Watch today, the development where these institutions will be located is being built with forced labor. Read more...

Watch: The Dirty Secret Behind the NYU, Louvre, Guggenheim Projects in Abu Dhabi

(New York) – Serious concerns about workers’ rights have not been resolved for a high-profile project in Abu Dhabi that will host branches of the Louvre and Guggenheim museums and a campus of New York University (NYU), Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Show More Summary

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