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The muddle of contempt laws

Dhaka-based journalist David Bergman has been convicted of contempt over his blog on the Bangladesh War of Liberation.   [ continue reading...]



Bangladesh: Garment Workers’ Union Rights Bleak

(New York) – Garment workers face daunting challenges to unionization, and remain at risk of interference and threats by factories three years after the R...   [ continue reading...]



Global Profits, and Peril, from Child Labor

(Geneva) – Governments should better regulate businesses to prevent child labor in global supply chains, Human Rights Watch said in a video released today...   [ continue reading...]



UN Makes History on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity

(Geneva) – The United Nations Human Rights Council, in a defining vote, adopted a resolution on June 30, 2016, on “Protection against violence and d...   [ continue reading...]



School Doors Closed for Millions

(London) – Discriminatory laws and policies and a lack of political will to carry out basic human rights obligations by countries around the globe are kee...   [ continue reading...]



Bangladesh: 20 Million Drink Arsenic-Laced Water

Expand Anuwara Begum, in her 60s, cries while remembering her son-in-law, a farmer who die...   [ continue reading...]



Bangladesh: Investigate LGBT murders

(New York) – The Bangladeshi authorities should immediately investigate the killings of two lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) human rights ac...   [ continue reading...]



Nepal: Anti-Graft Body Should Follow Procedures

(New York) – The Nepal government’s Commission for the Investigation of the Abuse of Authority (CIAA) should scrupulously follow the order of the Su...   [ continue reading...]



Bangladesh: Halt Mass Arbitrary Arrests

(New York) – The Bangladeshi authorities should investigate attacks on secular writers, gay rights activists, and religious minorities, and identify and p...   [ continue reading...]



Bangladesh: Suspend Death Penalty for War Crimes Convict

(New York) – The death sentence against Motiur Rahman Nizami, the head of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islaami party, should be suspended with immedia...   [ continue reading...]



Saudi Arabia: 3 Alleged Child Offenders Await Execution

(Beirut) – Three Saudi men are awaiting execution for alleged, protest-related crimes committed while they were children. Saudi judges based the capital c...   [ continue reading...]



Make Rules on Rights Binding for Businesses

Launch Gallery (Geneva)—Delegates at the 2016 International Labou...   [ continue reading...]



Oman: Domestic Workers Trafficked, Trapped

(Beirut) – Many migrant domestic workers are trapped in abusive employment in Oman, their plight hidden behind closed doors, Human Rights Watch said in a...   [ continue reading...]



US: Trump Should Govern With Respect for Rights

(Washington, DC) – United States President-elect Donald Trump should abandon campaign rhetoric that seemed to reject many of the United States’ core...   [ continue reading...]



Bangladesh: Stop ‘Kneecapping’ Detainees

(New York) – Security forces in Bangladesh are deliberately shooting members and supporters of opposition parties in the leg, Human Rights Watch said in a...   [ continue reading...]



Burma: Invite UN to Assist Rakhine Inquiry

(New York, October 28, 2016) – The Burmese government should invite the United Nations to participate in a thorough and impartial investigation into deadl...   [ continue reading...]



Burma: Massive Destruction in Rohingya Villages

(New York) – High-definition satellite imagery shows widespread fire-related destruction in ethnic Rohingya villages in Burma's Rakhine State, Human Right...   [ continue reading...]



Burma: Aid Blocked to Rakhine State

(Rangoon) – The Burmese government and army should urgently ensure humanitarian aid can reach ethnic Rohingya and other vulnerable populations in northern...   [ continue reading...]



Australia: Appalling Abuse, Neglect of Refugees on Nauru

Expand Refugee children take part in a protest in March 2015 against their resettlement on...   [ continue reading...]



Kuwait: First Executions in 4 Years

(Beirut) – Kuwait carried out seven executions by hanging on January 25, 2017, the first time the Gulf state carried out the death penalty in four years,...   [ continue reading...]

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