#Human Rights Watch

  • Article: There Are At Least 20 Cases of Government Forces Killing Disabled People in Cameroon War: Report

    There Are At Least 20 Cases of Government Forces Killing Disabled People in Cameroon War: Report

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 6, 2019

    As the war in Cameroon continues, Human Rights Watch says people with disabilities are being abused. Read more

  • Article: More Than 100,000 Iraqis Were Hospitalized Due to Unsafe Drinking Water in 2018

    More Than 100,000 Iraqis Were Hospitalized Due to Unsafe Drinking Water in 2018

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 24, 2019

    Human Rights Watch released a new report that investigates Basra’s water crisis. Read more

  • Article: UK 'Commits to Action' to End the Bloodshed in Yemen

    UK 'Commits to Action' to End the Bloodshed in Yemen

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 5, 2018

    International pressure is mounting to alleviate the “world’s worst humanitarian crisis.” Read more

  • Article: Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice

    Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice

    Sept. 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside of marriage in Mauritania is officially punishable by jail time and even stoning. Read more

  • Article: Rights Group Urges Australia to Confront Vietnam Over Human Rights Abuses

    Rights Group Urges Australia to Confront Vietnam Over Human Rights Abuses

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 28, 2018

    The two nations will convene for the 15th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue on Aug. 23. Read more

  • Article: The UN Is Investigating Extreme Poverty in the UK for the First Time

    The UN Is Investigating Extreme Poverty in the UK for the First Time

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 23, 2018

    And the British public have been asked to share their stories of poverty. Read more

  • Article: Human Rights Group Urges Against Plan to Move Rohingya to Uninhabited Island

    Human Rights Group Urges Against Plan to Move Rohingya to Uninhabited Island

    Aug. 7, 2018|Voice of America

    Rohingya refugees are being pushed out of Bangladesh. Read more

  • Article: Despite India’s Anti-Rape Laws, Sexual Assault Is Still a Major Problem

    Despite India’s Anti-Rape Laws, Sexual Assault Is Still a Major Problem

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A report found women are more willing to report rape, but that may not translate to justice. Read more