New report by Human Rights watch says some of the fighters for the Nigerian armed group are as young as 12-years-old.
Beirut, Lebanon -Women refugees from Syria are being sexually harassed by employers, landlords, and even faith-based aid distributors in Lebanon, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch interviewed a dozen women who described being groped, harassed, and pressured to have sex. The women Human Rights Watch interviewed said they did not report incidents to [...]
Leslie Mann’s tongue is huge, right? If so, how have I never noticed it before? It’s all going to be able to look at the next time I watch Knocked Up. But the real important question is: what the hell is human ashtray Gene Simmons looking at? He’s going for the lower hover hand, so he obviously knows the picture is being taken, but something has distracted him.
Human Rights Watch is up in arms over what it says is an Afghan government proposal to publicly stone married adulterers. It got a look at the draft revision of Afghanistan's penal code, which states that if a court determines a couple engaged in adultery, both shall be stoned "to...
(DAKAR, Senegal) — An international human rights group is calling on authorities in Central African Republic to investigate after rebels decimated a village. Human Rights Watch said Monday it had confirmed that rebel leader Abdallah Hamat and his forces had attacked the town of Camp Bangui earlier this month. Show More Summary
Afghanistan’s Justice Ministry is in the process of drafting a new penal code that includes proposals for public stoning as a punishment for committing adultery, according to Human Rights Watch. Both the human rights organization and the Guardian newspaper have seen drafts of the new code that include several references to stoning. Show More Summary
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Iran is forcefully deporting Afghans by the thousands in violation of its international obligation to protect refugees, a rights group said Wednesday in a report. The Human Rights Watch report included stories of fathers deported without being given a chance to tell the families they leave behind. Show More Summary
Millions of Zimbabwe residents are at risk of waterborne diseases because of a water and sanitation crisis in the capital, Harare, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
(HARARE, Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s capital is at risk of a new cholera outbreak caused by collapsed water treatment and sanitation facilities, according to a Human Rights Watch report issued Tuesday. Residents in Harare’s most impoverished...Show More Summary
Kenneth Roth, who leads Human Rights Watch, makes the case: Existing legal frameworks [regarding privacy] were devised in an analogue age, when cross-border communication was rare and online communication and social media were unheard of. Show More Summary
An interpreter at the UN accidentally revealed the truth about that organization: that it is obsessed with singling Israel out for alleged human rights abuses, but ignores real abuses in every other part of the world. UN Watch notesShow More Summary
A so-called exposé that aired on Russian television this week reveals that government officials recorded private conversations between LGBT activists and international human rights organizations in October. read more
A Human Rights Watch report reveals that asylum seekers in the United States are often unable to work for months, making it difficult to feed, house, and care for their families. The post Report: U.S. Bars Vulnerable Asylum Seekers From Working And Receiving Assistance appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Ashton Kutcher attends the Human Rights Watch Voice for Justice Dinner held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday evening (November 12) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 35-year-old actor was the special guest speaker at the event, which was held to celebrate some of the most important human rights achievements of the past year. PHOTOS: [...]
This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com: Lebanon tries to prevent widespread polio epidemic Human Rights Watch says Syria is using Russian-made incendiary weapons Zero Obamacare enrollments in Massachusetts Lebanon...Show More Summary
Three major opposition figures in Iran have been under house arrest or detention for 1,000 days with no charges against them, notwithstanding President Hassan Rouhani’s promise to release political prisoners, Human Rights Watch and the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today.
(CAIRO) — An international rights group says Egypt is detaining hundreds of refugees from Syria, pressuring them to leave the country even if it means returning to the civil war in their homeland. Human Rights Watch said Monday that security officials have acknowledged that the refugees will be held indefinitely until they leave the country. Show More Summary
The U.N. and Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International recently released a flurry of deeply flawed reports on drone murders. According to the U.N.’s special rapporteur, whose day job is as law partner of Tony Blair’s wife, and according to two major human rights groups deeply embedded in U.S. Show More Summary
Throughout September, Human Rights Watch lobbied the Yemen government to ensure that its new constitution includes robust protections for women. That country has a long history of institutionalized gender discrimination, including tight controls on a woman's right to marry and low access to educational resources for young girls. Show More Summary
Future Karl Urban hates robots, HE JUST HATES THEM. So imagine his anger when he's paired with an android partner, on J.J. Abrams new show Almost Human. Which you can now watch eight minutes of right here, right now (unless you live in the UK). Read more...