Bangladesh: Independent Body Should Investigate Protest Deaths

By |May 11th, 2013|

(New York) – The Bangladeshi authorities should immediately set up an independent commission to investigate the large numbers of deaths and [...]

Central African Republic: Rampant Abuses After Coup

By |May 10th, 2013|

(Bangui) – Members of the Seleka rebel coalition, which ousted President François Bozizé of the Central African Republic on March [...]

US: More Harm Than Good

By |May 1st, 2013|

(Washington, DC) – Harsh public registration laws often punish youth sex offenders for life and do little to protect public [...]

Turkmenistan/Uzbekistan: Abuses in International Spotlight

By |April 22nd, 2013|

(Geneva) – Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan’s highly repressive policies are coming up for rare international scrutiny on April 22 and 24, 2013, [...]

Mali: End Child Labor in Gold Mines

By |April 18th, 2013|

The Malian government should take immediate action to address child labor in mining instead of denying it, Human Rights Watch [...]

Ukraine: Reject Discriminatory LGBT Laws

By |April 16th, 2013|

(Moscow) – The Ukrainian parliament should reject two draft laws that would discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) [...]

Morocco: French President Should Raise Rights Issues

By |April 2nd, 2013|

(Rabat) – President François Hollande of France should press for further human rights reforms in Morocco during his first state [...]

UN: Emphasize Rights in Development Agenda

By |March 26th, 2013|

(New York) – The United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda should be grounded in human rights, Human Rights Watch said today [...]

Thailand: Fleeing Rohingya Shot in Sea by Navy

By |March 13th, 2013|

(New York) – Sailors from Thailand’s navy shot at ethnic Rohingya “boat people,” causing at least two deaths, Human Rights [...]

Syria: Unlawful Missile Attacks Kill More Than 140

By |February 27th, 2013|

(Kilis) – The Syrian government launched at least four ballistic missiles that struck populated areas in the city of Aleppo [...]