Posts Tagged: human rights watch
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage will bolster the work of human rights activists around the world. But it will also pose some challenges.
Under increasing pressure from Moscow, Russia's civil society activists are fleeing the country in alarming numbers.
Somalia is plagued by sexual violence, and many of the perpetrators are foreign troops.
The fate of one Shi’ite cleric hangs over the Gulf like a sword of Damocles.
We can't let the goal of ending mass surveillance fall off the international human rights agenda.
A new documentary offers a James Bond-like look at the trials and tribulations of globetrotting human rights investigators.
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
Even some critics of Israel bristled when its recent attacks on Gaza were called "genocidal." But a closer look reveals disturbing parallels with genocides past.
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?