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Crimea: Attacks, ‘Disappearances’ by Illegal Forces
March 14, 2014 5:22PM EDT

Armed self-defence forces in Ukraine.

© 2014 Reuters

(Simferopol) – Self-defense units and paramilitary forces in Crimea are abducting, attacking, and harassing activists and journalists. 2,840 more words


Human Rights Watch: Asylum Seekers from Chechnya, Georgia, Tajikistan continue to be denied entry to Poland

Human Rights Watch recently published an article on denial of entry to Poland of asylum seekers from the East. While the principle focus of the Polish refugee admittance system has been the influx of asylum seekers arriving in Europe from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia, to name a few — on its Eastern border a quiet crisis has been unfolding for over a year now. 495 more words


Iraq's pro-government forces discover mass grave in Mosul

The grim discovery comes as government-backed Iraqi forces liberate territories occupied by the ‘Islamic State’ group. Extremists slaughtered thousands of Yazidi men and turned the women and girls into sex slaves. 653 more words


[From the web] The Philippines’ Alarming Death Penalty U-Turn -HRW

The Philippines’ Alarming Death Penalty U-Turn
Capital Punishment Bill Could Reach President Duterte’s Desk Soon
By Carlos H. Conde

The Philippine House of Representatives voted today to reinstate the death penalty for serious drug-related offenses in yet another blow to the country’s deteriorating human rights situation. 360 more words

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Human Rights Watch Cites Al Qaeda and Collaborators in Latest Syria Report

By Tony Cartalucci – New Eastern Outlook – 26.02.2017

On the heels of Amnesty International’s admittedly and entirely fabricated report regarding Syria’s Saydnaya prison, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has published its own baseless report on Syria – this one regarding alleged chlorine bomb attacks in Aleppo during the city’s liberation late last year.

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HRW: Make Human Rights Priority of Geneva Talks on Syria

Participants in the February 23, 2017, UN-sponsored Syria peace talks in Geneva should prioritize five key human rights issues during negotiations, 40 human rights and other organizations said today. 290 more words