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(Johannesburg) - South Africa's announced withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) treaty represents an enormous blow to its commitment to justice for atrocity crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. ... In a statement issued on October 21 ...
(Beirut) - At attack on October 21, 2016, hit the women's side of al-Khanli mosque in Daquq, 30 kilometers south of Kirkuk, Iraq, killing at least 13 women and children.

Burundi's government has withdrawn permits from a prominent human rights organisation and several other non-profit groups, accusing them of stirring up hatred and tarnishing the nation's image, an order issued by the interior ministry said. Non-profit ...
Al Halwachi, a founder of the opposition Amal group, was arrested in September 2014 and has been tried with 16 others. Like many in custody in ... International human rights organizations aren't allowed into Bahrain and few would agree that the ...
He also established his own Democratic institutions and human rights union in 2007, to protect human rights and offer legal support to nongovernmental groups in Azerbaijan. Between 2009 and 2014, Elchin helped register over 100 organizations with ...
Snapchat and Skype are falling short in protecting users' privacy - a failure that puts users' "human rights at risk," according to a report by the organization Amnesty International. Snapchat and Skype received ... it significantly bolsters security ...

Saudi Arabia, China, Iraq, Brazil, Cuba, Egypt and South Africa are among the other countries vying for seats in various regional groups. The US and UK are seeking election to the two seats representing the Western Europe and Others group. Elected ...
BARTELLA, Iraq - Iraqi forces fought their way into two villages near Mosul on Monday as the offensive to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week and a rights group urged a probe into a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque, killing ...
"Today, The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released a new video ad featuring Hillary Clinton's historic commitment to fighting for full LGBTQ equality ...
"But optimism is fading fast as the government relentlessly pursues critics and tries to shut down independent groups." Human Rights Watch interviewed more than 90 human rights defenders, leaders of independent organizations, journalists, lawyers, and ...
Coalition MPs have called into question Professor Triggs' integrity and accused her of being "misleading" after she was forced to issue a clarifying statement to the Senate's Legal and Constitutional Affairs committee qualifying claims she made on ...
Danon told a Security Council meeting on the Middle East that funding allocated by the United Nations' agencies to Israeli human rights organization B'Tselem constitutes "a direct interference in the democratic process in Israel," and called to halt it ...

An Israeli human rights group urged the UN Security Council to take decisive action now to end the country's occupation of Palestinian territory.
As Americans debate the expanding campaign to legalize marijuana, two of the nation's most prominent human rights organizations are urging a far bolder step - the decriminalization of possession and personal use of all illicit drugs. Human Rights Watch ...
Those same trends, however, also endangered the human rights of groups beyond those exercising their professional mandates, said Ben Emmerson, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while ...
In a video speech to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said armed opposition groups are firing mortars into neighborhoods of western Aleppo, but "indiscriminate airstrikes across the eastern part of the city by ...
This report, jointly published by the Mission of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) and the High Commissioner for human rights (OHCHR), provides an analysis of the trends in the fight ...
Seventeen days before the Nov. 8 election, human rights Campaign on Friday released a video "featuring Hillary Clinton's historic commitment to fighting for full ...
"But optimism is fading fast as the government relentlessly pursues critics and tries to shut down independent groups." Human Rights Watch interviewed more than 90 human rights defenders, leaders of independent organizations, journalists, lawyers, and ...
The report is based on in-depth interviews conducted between October 2015 and April 2016 with 73 LGBT people and 15 representatives of Nigeria-based nongovernmental organizations in Abuja, Lagos, and Ibadan. Human Rights Watch research indicates ...
Khartoum - The National Group or human rights has decided to set up investigation committee including legal experts to investigate allegations on using of chemical weapons in Jebel Marrah.
Liam Barrington-Bush from the London Mining Network, a coalition of anti-mining campaign groups, was equally outraged.
In a statement on the 2 October Irrecha mass killing, the PAFD invites all civil society groups, NGOs or opposition parties working for the respect of human rights to collaborate and join forces with them to put a stop to the government's harassment of ...
(Berlin) - The Azerbaijani government has renewed its vicious crackdown on critics and independent groups, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The European Union ... independent groups." human rights Watch interviewed more than 90 human ...
Coalition MPs have called into question Professor Triggs' integrity and accused her of being "misleading" after she was forced to issue a clarifying statement to the Senate's Legal and Constitutional Affairs committee qualifying claims she made on ...
Danon told a Security Council meeting on the Middle East that funding allocated by the United Nations' agencies to Israeli human rights organization B'Tselem constitutes "a direct interference in the democratic process in Israel," and called to halt it ...
The deal was signed with Belarus, the only country on the continent that still practices the death penalty and one with highly restrictive laws which deny many human rights groups the ability to register their organizations. The ironically titled ...
The President of The Philippines has said he does not "give a s***" about human rights while dismissing the deaths of innocent civilians and children in his brutal war on drugs.
Earlier this year, a coalition of farmers turned in 28,000 signatures opposing the law that grants concession for the project.
The ANCC is the largest and the most influential Canadian-Armenian grassroots human rights organization. Working in coordination with a network of offices, chapters, and supporters throughout Canada and affiliated organizations around the world, the ...
New York City - Today, Human Rights First and the International refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) at the Urban Justice Center and human rights First published a white paper on private sponsorship of refugee resettlement. The white paper ... After ...
Human Rights First today praised the repatriation of Guantanamo detainee Mohamedou Slahi to Mauritania, and encourages the Obama administration to keep up the pace of transfers so that the facility may close by the end of President Obama's term in ...
As Americans debate the expanding campaign to legalize marijuana, two of the nation's most prominent human rights organizations are urging a far bolder step ...
Netanyahu's government is dominated by West Bank settlers and their allies, and his coalition has repeatedly pushed legislation apparently aimed at curbing the power of dovish rights groups like B'Tselem, drawing accusations from critics that it is ...
... allowing Rosoboronexport, Russia's state-owned arms trading company, to participate in Euronaval, a major international arms show being held outside of Paris from October 17 to 21, 2016, human rights groups EuroMed rights and Human Rights Watch ...
The groups, as longtime observers of the seafood industry, say that it is clear that the last few decades of rapid biodiversity loss at sea can be largely attributed to the fishing sector and have direct links to human rights violations, both of which ...
An Israeli human rights group urged the UN Security Council to take decisive action now to end the country's occupation of Palestinian territory.
The key aspect of this transformation is replacing previous civil society and human rights organisations with pro-government NGOs, which support the state's agenda.
October 14, 2016 (Juba) - International human rights bodies have called for establishment of a Hybrid Court in the war-ravaged South Sudan in accordance with the August 2015 peace deal and the resolution of the African Union, saying the ongoing ...
Wade Henderson is the president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States.
October 14, 2016 (Juba) - International human rights bodies have called for establishment of a Hybrid Court in the war-ravaged South Sudan in accordance ...
human rights groups are criticizing the United Arab Emirates for its monthslong detention and prosecution of a local human rights activist. A coalition of nine groups, including Human Rights Watch, issued a statement Thursday regarding the case against ...
Sanaa, Yemen - An international human rights group said on Thursday that the Saudi-led coalition's recent bombing of a packed funeral in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, constitutes an apparent war crime.
Anita DeFrantz, a member of the IOC's executive board, said the organization is committed to working with this group, and expanding its human rights protections alongside other sporting organizations. (Notably, DeFrantz did not mention forced evictions ...
(Beirut) - A Saudi Arabia-led coalition airstrike on a crowded funeral ceremony in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on October 8, 2016, is an apparent war crime.


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