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Pakistan forcibly 'evicts' low-income residents, Human Rights Watch expresses concern

Pakistani authorities frequently use colonial-era laws and policies to forcibly evict low-income residents, shop owners, and street vendors to enable public and private development projects, Human Rights Watch said in a report released recently.

Saudi Arabia: Mass killings of migrants occurred at Yemen Border, says Human Rights Watch

Saudi border guards have killed at least hundreds of Ethiopian migrants and asylum seekers who tried to cross the Yemen-Saudi border between March 2022 and June 2023, Human Rights Watch alleged in a report released on Monday.

China: US law against Uyghur forced labour takes effect, says Human Rights Watch

Washington: The United States government should vigorously enforce a new law that aims to prevent imports linked to forced labor by Uyghurs and other persecuted groups in China, Human Rights Watch has said.

Taliban threaten revenge killings in Afghanistan: HRW

Kabul: Taliban authorities in Afghanistan’s Helmand province have threatened to retaliate against activists and former government officials in response to recent killings of Taliban commanders, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today.

Human Rights Watch asks China to release Tibetan monk

Washington: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday said China should immediately and unconditionally release imprisoned Tibetan monk and religious philosopher Go Sherab Gyatso.

Extreme human rights violations taking place in Bangladesh: HRW

Dhaka/UNI: Human Rights Watch (HRW) alleged the Bangladesh authorities arbitrarily arresting government critics under the draconian Digital Security Act, stifling civil society, independent media, and human rights activists.

Human Rights Watch asks Europe to lead efforts to protect Afghans

The European Union, the United Kingdom, and other European countries should lead global efforts to urgently facilitate safe passage from Afghanistan of civilians at risk from the Taliban, Human Rights Watch has said.

Chinese govt committing crimes against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, says Human Rights Watch

Beijing: The Chinese government is committing crimes against humanity against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the northwest region of Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

Human Rights Watch tells Pakistan to release Jang group editor, stop harassing his family

Pakistani authorities should immediately drop politically motivated charges and release Mir Shakilur Rehman, an editor with Pakistan’s largest media group, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should also stop harassing Rehman’s family members.

Bangladesh witnesses crackdown on critics, activists: HRW

New York/IBNS: After winning a third term in elections marked with allegations of fraud and a crackdown on the political opposition, the Awami League-led government in Bangladesh stifled dissent and failed to hold security forces accountable for abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday in its World Report 2020.

Chinese government poses global threat to human rights: Human Rights Watch

New York/IBNS: The Chinese government is carrying out an intense attack on the global system for defending human rights, Kenneth Roth, executive director at Human Rights Watch, said on Wednesday in releasing Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2020.

Civilian toll devastating in Afghanistan: Human Rights Watch

Kabul/New York/IBNS: Attacks by all parties to Afghanistan’s armed conflict in 2019 took a devastating toll on civilians, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday in its World Report 2020.

Bangladesh government is denying Rohingya children education: Human Rights Watch

Dhaka/IBNS: The government Bangladesh is blocking aid groups from providing any meaningful education to Rohingya children in refugee camps and banning the children from attending schools outside the camps, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Tuesday.

Human Rights Watch urges Thailand authorities to halt deportation of Saudi woman

Bangkok, Jan 7 (IBNS): Thailand authorities should immediately halt the planned deportation of a Saudi woman who says she is fleeing domestic abuse and fears for her safety if forcibly returned to Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

Human Rights Watch asks Bangladesh government to stop attacks on student protesters, critics

 Dhaka, Aug 7 (IBNS): Instead of prosecuting those responsible for unlawfully attacking student protesters demanding road safety, Bangladesh authorities are arresting students and targeting activists and journalists who are highlighting the abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.