Interrogation rooms with wooden boards used to immobilize detainees, are among the evidence of torture Human Rights Watch says it has uncovered in Syria. Proof of torture -- that's what Human Rights Watch says they've uncovered in Syria. Show More Summary
Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, and also the day Human Rights Watch released their annual LGBT Rights: The 2013 ‘Hall of Shame’ list. The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia is recognized in over 100 nations. About the first, from Joe My God: First recognized in 2004, IDAHO commemorates the May [...]Show More Summary
(New York) – Government security branches in Raqqa city hold documents and potential physical evidence indicating that detainees were arbitrarily detained and tortured there while...
To mark today's International Day Against Homophobia, Human Rights Watch has posted its top four global villains in the battle for LGBT rights. Among those named is Pat Robertson's ACLJ, which has been exporting anti-gay hate across the globe. Show More Summary
(BEIRUT) — Rights activists have found torture devices and other evidence of abuse in government prisons in the first Syrian city to come under the control of the opposition, Human Rights Watch said in a report Friday. Raqqa, in eastern Syria, was overrun in late February by rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Cynthia Brown, who played a key role for Human Rights Watch for almost two decades, has died after a battle with cancer, the global advocacy group said. She was 60 years old.
The U.N.'s Office of Human Rights has a message for LGBT people around the world. read more
(Bangkok) - Burma’s government should take immediate action to evacuate to higher ground tens of thousands of Muslims displaced last year by ethnic cleansing in Arakan...
Human Rights Watch and the Syrian opposition National Coalition have condemned a gruesome video apparently showing a Syrian rebel fighter cutting out the heart of a regime soldier and eating it."International news agencies and social...Show More Summary
Human Rights Watch says China's crackdown on prostitution has led to police abuse of accused sex workers.
• Syrian National Coalition condemns act 'if true'• Assad government sceptical about peace conference• US working with UK to strengthen opposition – Obama Paul Owen
The Kurdistan Province IRGC Intelligence Unit has twice summoned the family members of slain members of Kurdish political parties in the past few months, a local source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. During the meetings, the families have had to watch videotapes of confessions of Kurdish political prisoners.
This week Explore Mars, Inc. has been hosting the Humans to Mars Summit in Washington D.C. and you can watch the final day of the event live right here. Agencies from around the world have come together to discuss what it would takeShow More Summary
Human Rights Watch calls for greater financial and political backing in government investigation into Hawija raid.
The Lebanese government has failed to take adequate measures to protect against, deter, and punish retaliatory kidnappings along sectarian lines in border regions. Human Rights Watch interviewed both victims and family members who carried...Show More Summary
(NEW YORK) — Government authorities should end the practice of placing juveniles’ names on publicly accessible sex-offender registries, Human Rights Watch says in a report warning of lasting and unwarranted harm to some youths. SomeShow More Summary
The anti-Semitism from “Human Rights” organizations continues unabated. Ten of them, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, have nominated Egyptian activist Mona Seif for this year’s Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders. Show More Summary
This edition of News in Asia concentrates on Afghanistan, but includes news from other countries, too. Human Rights Watch has called on the Afghani government to force provincial police departments to build separate, lockable toilets...Show More Summary
Human Rights Watch reports that there is still work to do to achieve impartial justice in the post-2010-11 elections crisis in Côte d'Ivoire: The ICC’s one-sided approach has legitimized the same approach by Ivorian judicial authorities and undermined perceptions of the ICC’s impartiality. Written by Rakotomalala · comments (0)...
Tate Chamberlin is hoping to create a place of pride for Montana's LGBT community with a human rights, equality, and music festival called Interchange, which he's trying to fund through an Indiegogo campaign. Watch his video, AFTER THE JUMP... He...