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Report documents widespread human rights abuses in Gambia

A Human Rights Watch report documents widespread human rights abuses in Gambia, which include the persecution of LGBT people.

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Thailand: New Constitution to Give Soldiers ‘License to Kill’

Reject Immunity for the Military in Draft Charter

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(New York) – Thailand’s junta has proposed that the new constitution protect military personnel from prosecution for serious abuses, Human Rights Watch said today. 352 more words

South Korea, China should save defectors: Human Rights Watch

By Ha-young Choi
November 25th, 2015

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has sent letters to South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Chinese President Xi Jinping, urging that nine defectors who crossed the border into China not be repatriated to North Korea. 543 more words

China, Germany hold "candid, in-depth" dialogue on human rights

BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) — China and Germany held “candid” and “in-depth” talks during their 13th Human Rights Dialogue in Beijing on Tuesday, according to an official press release. 354 more words

PARIS: French Jets Strike Islamic State, Britain Offers Help

French jets from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier struck Islamic State targets in Iraq on Monday while Britain offered France the use of an air base in Cyprus to hit the militants behind the Paris attacks. 461 more words

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A guide to growing up Ahmadi in Pakistan


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Welcome, to the beautiful land of the pure. Here, we are blessed with four wondrous seasons and the geographical features are aplenty. 1,152 more words


“What Are You Doing Here?” Police Abuses Against Afghans in Pakistan

This 37 page report documents myriad rights violations against Afghans in Pakistan since December 2014. The Pakistani government is obligated to ensure that all law enforcement and other government officials treat Afghans living in Pakistan with dignity and respect for their human rights in compliance with domestic and international law. 40 more words

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