A new report by international forensic experts commissioned by Human Rights Watch points to the intentional killing of detainees during a March prison riot in Colombia. Gunshots seemed intended to kill, not injure.
I'm thrilled that Sarah Holewinski aka @HolewinskiSarah has joined Human Rights Watch@hrw as our new Washington Director. She has just the combination of experience we need from inside both the government and advocacy NGOs.
Aisha Al-Qahtani, a 23-year-old activist who fled Qatar last year for a better life in the UK, says basic human rights for women in Qatar are virtually non-existent, and having a child outside of marriage in her home country is a crime. Watch: #60Mins
Human Rights Watch has warned that Russia's expanded foreign agents bill, currently circulating in the lower house of the parliament, would include "almost anyone."
Watch actress Meryl Streep present the 2020 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) to international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, followed by Clooney's interview with Rappler CEO Maria Ressa. Read:
Human Rights Watch says Uganda's government is weaponizing COVID-19 against opposition candidates.
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accepted the Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award “on behalf of all the lawyers who work to protect journalists,” and dedicated the honor to “all those who fought for the rights we enjoy today.” Watch this year's #IPFA here:
'Where were the advocates of human rights when my rights were taken away?’ asks noted columnist Sunanda Vashisht at the US Congressional hearing on Human Rights in Washington. 'Abrogation of Article 370 is in fact a restoration of human rights’, she says. A must watch.
On January 12, Hong Kong authorities denied Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, entry to Hong Kong, where he had planned to launch the organization’s World Report 2020. Daily Brief:
On my way to the Senate floor to urge my colleagues in the Senate to stand with the millions of people in Hong Kong fighting for freedom and pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. #HongKong #HongKongProtestsProtests Watch my live remarks here -->
Socialism has ROBBED the #Venezuelan people of their human rights and of their dignity. Children are starving. Adults are starving. People have NO access to basic necessities nor medical care. WARNING: some of these images are hard to watch…. but they’re important to see.
WATCH: Pres. Obama talks human rights and health care at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.