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Australia: Press Laos to Respect Rights

Human Rights Watch: (02 March 2015)

Respond on Sombath Somphone; Set Strong Benchmarks for Reform in Dialogue

(Sydney) – Australia should use its upcoming human rights dialogue with Laos to raise human rights concerns and set concrete benchmarks for reform, Human Rights Watch said today. 654 more words

Statements Of Concern

Kuwait - another glorious partner of the West

Here is what Human Rights Watch writes abou the Bedoon who are one third (300.000) of the native population of Kuwait:

Kuwait practices a system of… 1,169 more words

BBC contributors on the 'flood libel' bandwagon

Readers who follow our colleagues at CAMERA will know that they recently exposed a fabricated story by AFP’s Yahia (or Yahya) Hassouna in which it was claimed that Israel had deliberately flooded areas of the Gaza Strip by opening dams. 371 more words


Fighting Is Long Over, but Western Sahara Still Lacks Peace (The New York Times)

TIFARITI, Western Sahara — Ghalla Sid Ahmed and her mother eke out a living in this isolated desert settlement, subsisting on five goats and a war pension.

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ISIL Kills Over 1,800 in Kobani, Syria Since September – HRW

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that deaths of 1,835 people have been registered in Kobani, Syria since the Islamic State (ISIL) launched its first attack on the city in September 16, 2014. 229 more words

Iraqi Civilians Pressured by Pro-Government Militias – Human Rights Watch

Iraqi civilians are being hammered by Islamic State and then by pro-government militias in areas they seize from ISIS, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW). 243 more words

HRW responsabiliza a Gobierno de Venezuela de la integridad de Leopoldo López

La organización humanitaria Human Rights Watch (HRW) hizo responsable al Gobierno venezolano de “la vida y la integridad corporal” del dirigente opositor Leopoldo López tras el “violento ataque” que sufrió hoy en su celda. 251 more words