Human Rights Watch (HRW)

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

Iraq children tortured for alleged IS ties: HRW

Iraqi authorities are prosecuting children suspected of ties to the Islamic State group in a "deeply flawed" process, using flimsy accusations or confessions obtained through torture,...

February 9, 2019
February 9, 2019

Rape of Rohingya Women: Myanmar sees no evidence

Myanmar has denied that its armed forces raped Rohingya women and girls in a campaign of ethnic cleansing that forced some 750,000 Rohingyas of Rakhine to flee to Bangladesh since August 2017.

January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019

Polls Violence: HRW calls for neutral probe body

The Human Rights Watch has called for an independent and impartial commission to investigate the serious allegations of abuses, including attacks on opposition party men, voter intimidation, vote...

December 22, 2018
December 22, 2018

Protect candidates to ensure a credible election: HRW

A repressive political environment in Bangladesh ahead of the December 30, 2018 national elections is undermining the credibility of the process, Human Rights Watch says in a report.

December 20, 2018
December 20, 2018

Disband 'biased' panel on crimes against Rohingya: HRW

Human Rights Watch says Myanmar should disband its commission of inquiry into abuses in Rakhine state because it is clearly unwilling to seriously investigate alleged grave crimes against ethnic...

November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018

HRW asks Argentina to probe Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi

Human Rights Watch has asked Argentina to use a war crimes clause in its constitution to investigate the role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in possible crimes against humanity in Yemen...

November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018

Halt Rohingya repatriation plan: HRW

The Bangladesh government should follow the recommendations of senior United Nations refugee and human rights officials and immediately halt the proposed repatriation of Rohingya refugees to...

September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018

Tool ripe for abuse: HRW

The Digital Security Act, which replaces the much-criticised Information and Communication Technology Act, retains the most problematic provisions of the ICT law and adds more provisions...

September 24, 2018
September 24, 2018

Rohingyas with disabilities suffering in camps: HRW

Overcrowded, hilly and rain-soaked mega camp for Rohingya refugees is precarious for everyone, but especially for people with disabilities, Human Rights Watch says.

August 16, 2018
August 16, 2018

Road Safety Movement: Halt 'arbitrary arrests', try attackers

Human Rights Watch yesterday urged the Bangladesh government to halt “arbitrary arrests, prosecute those involved in violent attacks, and immediately and unconditionally release people it has...