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Rights group Calls on Iraq to Declare Detention Centers

Human Rights Watch has called on Iraq’s government to declare the number of detention facilities it maintains and not to hold suspects without informing their families. 99 altre parole

Crime Against Humanity

Fake News Leads to Harassment of Pakistan Parliament Candidate

July 20, 2018  

  • Ayesha Tanzeem

Flags of political parties are on sale ahead of elections, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Friday, July 20, 2018.

 

ISLAMABAD — A human rights activist running for a provincial assembly seat in Pakistan’s July 25 elections says he has been harassed repeatedly over his religious beliefs regarding the minority Ahmadiyya sect. 342 altre parole

Asia

Accusations About Perpetrators of ‘Grave Abuses’ in Cameroon    

Prior posts have discussed Cameroon’s deadly confrontations with Boko Haram terrorists in the northern part of the country and the violent conflicts between its Anglophone and Francophone populations. 490 altre parole

Politics

Rights Activists: Australia Violating Rights of Asylum Seekers

Human rights activists say Australia continues to violate the rights of asylum seekers. That accusation comes as Australia observes the fifth anniversary of the re-introduction of a controversial policy of detaining migrants in remote camps in the South Pacific, which Canberra insists saves lives and boosts border security. 420 altre parole

Crime Against Humanity

ICC: Strengthen Court on 20th Anniversary 

Member Countries Should Step Up Efforts to Advance Justice


Member countries of the International Criminal Court (ICC) should increase their support for the court in the face of increasing challenges to delivering justice, Human Rights Watch said today. 813 altre parole

Human Interest

HRW: Egypt Uses Counterterrorism Laws to Prosecute Critics

A human rights watchdog says Egyptian authorities “are increasingly using counterterrorism and state-of-emergency laws and courts to unjustly prosecute journalists, activists, and critics for their peaceful criticism.” 206 altre parole

Human Rights Violation

Cambodian security forces overstep neutrality rules in election campaign, rights group says

Cambodia’s security forces are “actively campaigning” for the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen ahead of a general election on July 29, in violation of a law requiring political neutrality, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. 317 altre parole