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Ex-Nissan boss’ wife slams Japan

Ex-Nissan boss’ wife slams Japan

Tokyo: The wife of Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn has written a letter to Human Rights Watch, a global advocacy group, criticising...Read More

TEDxGateway 2018! Shantha Rau Barriga is guarding rights of disabled; read how

TEDxGateway 2018! Shantha Rau Barriga is guarding rights of disabled; read how

Shantha Rau Barriga is Founding Director of the disability rights division at Human Rights Watch. She is Founder member of the Internatio...Read More

Girls face barriers to education in Pakistan: Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Girls face barriers to education in Pakistan: Human Rights Watch (HRW)

New York: Pakistan is failing to educate a huge proportion of the country’s girls due to the government’s under-investment in schools, pr...Read More

40 more Rohingya villages burnt in Myanmar: Report

40 more Rohingya villages burnt in Myanmar: Report

Nay Pyi Taw: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday reported the burning of 40 additional Rohingya villages in Myanmar in a military camp...Read More

Myanmar troops gang-raped Rohingya women and girls: HRW

Myanmar troops gang-raped Rohingya women and girls: HRW

United Nations, Myanmar troops gang-raped countless Rohingya women and girls during a military campaign that sent hundreds of thousands f...Read More

Nearly 300 Rohingya villages torched in Myanmar: HRW

Nearly 300 Rohingya villages torched in Myanmar: HRW

Nay Pyi Taw: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday said nearly 300 Rohingya villages have been torched in Myanmar since the current spa...Read More

Football: Qatar, FIFA urged to protect 800,000 labourers from desert heat

Football: Qatar, FIFA urged to protect 800,000 labourers from desert heat

Dubai: World Cup 2022 host Qatar must urgently introduce laws to protect the lives of up to 800,000 migrant construction labourers workin...Read More

China bans dozens of Muslim baby names in Xinjiang province

China bans dozens of Muslim baby names in Xinjiang province

Beijing: China has banned dozens of Islamic names like ‘Saddam’ and ‘Jihad’ for babies belonging to the  restive Muslim-majority Xinjiang...Read More

Situation in Balochistan war like, people very frustrated with Pakistan:  Bugti

Situation in Balochistan war like, people very frustrated with Pakistan: Bugti

Geneva [Switzerland]: Baloch Republican Party chief Brahamdagh Bugti said Tuesday that presently there is a war like situation in Balochi...Read More

‘Human rights, freedom of religion deteriorating in India’

‘Human rights, freedom of religion deteriorating in India’

Washington: The two years of Modi government have resulted in deterioration in human rights and religious freedom in India, according to ...Read More

Afghanistan urged to halt further executions

Afghanistan urged to halt further executions

New York: Afghanistan should immediately halt further executions and impose a moratorium on death penalty, Human Rights Watch said on Tue...Read More

Nepal urged to act speedily on Terai abuses

Nepal urged to act speedily on Terai abuses

New York: Nepal should ensure that investigations into all deaths and injuries during the protests in the southern Terai region are fast ...Read More

Bangladesh urged to probe gay murders

Bangladesh urged to probe gay murders

New York: Bangladeshi authorities should immediately investigate the killings of two lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) human...Read More

450 Vietnamese drug addicts escape rehab centre

450 Vietnamese drug addicts escape rehab centre

Hanoi: Around 450 Vietnamese drug addicts have escaped from a rehabilitation centre where many were held for compulsory treatment, an off...Read More

HRW says US bombs used in deadly Yemen market strikes

HRW says US bombs used in deadly Yemen market strikes

Dubai: Human Rights Watch said today that bombs supplied by the United States were used in Saudi-led air strikes on a market in Yemen tha...Read More

Indonesia hands down prison sentences to IS supporters

Indonesia hands down prison sentences to IS supporters

Jakarta: An Indonesian court on Tuesday began handing down sentences for seven men accused of supporting the Aprimul Hendry(IS) terror gr...Read More

At least 75 killed in Ethiopia protests: Human Rights Watch

At least 75 killed in Ethiopia protests: Human Rights Watch

Nairobi: At least 75 people have been killed during weeks of protests in Ethiopia which have seen soldiers and police firing on demonstra...Read More

HRW urges Pak to restore death penalty moratorium

HRW urges Pak to restore death penalty moratorium

New York: Pakistan’s government should immediately halt executions, reinstate the moratorium on the death penalty, and move toward abolit...Read More

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China restricts passports for Tibetans: rights group

Beijing: Beijing effectively bans Tibetans and other ethnic minorities from obtaining passports, Human Rights Watch said today, amid a su...Read More

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Bangladesh parties urged to end deadly cycle of crimes

New York: With no end in sight to politically motivated violence and other abuses in Bangladesh, authorities need to ensure their respons...Read More

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