France’s new emergency regulations imposed after the Paris terrorist attacks endanger the rights of French citizens, Human Rights Watch western Europe researcher Izza Leghtas said in a release.
Human Rights Watch | – – (Beirut) – A Saudi court sentenced a Palestinian man to death for apostasy on November 17, 2015, for alleged blasphemous statements during a discussion group and…
As authorities search a locked-down Brussels for suspects in this month’s Paris attacks, Belgian-born Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director for Human Rights Watch, talks about the pockets of European cities where many migrants live.
A blindfolded man in Paris stood near one of the site hit by terrorists a week ago and asked for hugs. The response was heartwarming, human, and far better than cowering in fear. Watch below: Consider this an open thread. I can only write so many stories about terrorists, Paris and Republicans.
RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a Palestinian poet to death for apostasy, abandoning his Muslim faith, according to trial documents seen by Human Rights Watch, its Middle East researcher Adam Coogle said on Friday.
It's a heartbreaking humanitarian crisis. In an interview with Democracy Now!, Peter Bouckaert, Human Rights Watch emergencies director, talks about the current refugee crisis. His organization produced a short video on the harrowing journey to Europe for these refugees. Show More Summary
Maria McFarland, co-director of Human Rights Watch’s US program, has inked a book deal with Nation Books.
Human Rights Watch | – – (New York) – Governments should not allow the recent attacks in Paris and similar mass casualty attacks elsewhere to undermine the responsibility to protect refugees around…
Human Rights Watch said that the Obama administration should cancel its plans to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia until Riyadh’s alleged violations of international law in Yemen are investigated.
This morning, Human Rights Watch called on the United States to stop selling bombs to Saudi Arabia for use in its air campaign in Yemen, which has killed hundreds of civilians and allegedly violated the laws of war. The call comes shortly after a new arms deal was announced by the Defense Department, just days after the terrorist attacks in Paris. Show More Summary
Bruno Stagno Ugarte, deputy executive director for advocacy at Human Rights Watch, talks with Richard Engel about the desperate refugee crisis in Europe, the...
Nobody who watched the news coverage of the terrorist attacks in Paris could fail to be moved by the scenes and the stories emerging from it. It was undeniably a horrific series of events, and it’s only human nature to want action to be taken to reduce the likelihood of future such atrocities. But there is […]
Human Rights Watch is calling on Iran to allow its women to attend volleyball matches -- a right they had until three years ago. Since the 1979 Iranian revolution, Iranian women haven't been allowed to attend men's football matches.Show More Summary
Human Rights Watch | – – (New York) – Hossam Bahgat, a journalist and one of Egypt’s most prominent human rights figures, could be charged in military court after being detained on…
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — More than 400,000 Syrian refugee children in Turkey are not able to attend school despite a Turkish government move that allowed them access to the Turkish schooling system, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Monday. Show More Summary
"Entire generation at risk" as 400,000 Syrian children miss formal education in Turkey, Human Rights Watch says.
Speaking at South Carolina Equality's annual gala this weekend, Hillary Clinton laid out her plan for advancing LGBT equality. Much as she did in a speech to the Human Rights Campaign last month, the former Secretary of State told the...Show More Summary
Via CBS That's A'Shawn Robinson, horrifying Alabama defensive tackle who's apparently very good at jumping. Not only did he clear the LSU line with total ease, he had enough spring left in him to pop right back up and consume the football. Show More Summary
Human Rights Watch | – – (New York) – Syrian armed groups are endangering civilians, including women, and detaining soldiers by placing them in metal cages throughout Eastern Ghouta. The armed groups…
Popular out actor Matt Bomer took a break from filming on the set of American Horror Story: Hotel to record a short public service announcement for the Human Rights Campaign, urging his fellow Houston natives to vote ‘yes’ on Proposition...Show More Summary