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BBC unusually passes up on amplifying HRW's latest report

One of the political NGOs most frequently quoted and promoted in BBC Middle East coverage – even on issues in which it is not involved and despite the fact that it… 347 more words

BBC

Best tweets showing #TogetherToEndMaleGuardianship campaign سعوديات_نطالب_باسقاط_الولايه#

In July this year, Human Rights Watch launched a campaign to end male guardianship in Saudi.

The kingdom’s male guardianship system means that adult women must obtain permission from a male guardian to travel abroad, marry, or be released from prison, and may be required to have and provide guardian consent to work or get health care. 352 more words

News

[Press Release] A Rights Agenda for President Duterte Extrajudicial Killings, Accountability, and Health Care Are Key Issues -HRW

A Rights Agenda for President Duterte
Extrajudicial Killings, Accountability, and Health Care Are Key Issues

(New York, August 10, 2016) – The Philippines’ new president, Rodrigo Duterte, should focus efforts on tackling the country’s persistent human rights problems, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the president. 537 more words

Human Rights

Houston Restaurant Weeks: Peli Peli

It’s that time of year again! HOUSTON RESTAURANT WEEKS! What initially started as a week-long effort to raise money for the Houston Food Bank, HRW has become a month of Houstonians discovering new eateries and restaurant doing their part to give back. 687 more words

EnterTAEnment

Houston Restaurant Weeks: Brunch at MKT Bar

Boom shakalaka and welcome to Houston Restaurant Weeks! The best month of the year for food lovers in Houston. Brunch Klub started off the month strong and took a visit to… 560 more words

It's Fare

5 Favorite Things: August

If you’ve been reading this blog for any amount of time, you know we’re into great restaurant’s, great shows, and juicing dating gossip (both on screen and online).  682 more words

It's Life

Malaysia’s draconian National Security Council Act comes into force

Malaysia’s draconian National Security Council (NSC) Act has come into force today (Monday). The legislation empowers a security council, led by the Prime Minister, Najib Razak, to designate security areas in which the authorities will be able to carry out arrests, searches, and seizures without a warrant, and impose curfews. 1,976 more words

Malaysia