Internal docs detail alleged abuses by US immigration agents: HRW

Human Rights Watch has obtained more than 160 internal reports from United States immigration authorities documenting alleged abuses against asylum seekers by federal agents. The rights group detailed the incidents … Read More

Syria gov’t abuses of returning refugees ‘fully operational’: HRW

Beirut, Lebanon – Continuing Syrian government human rights abuses mean refugees should not be returned, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday, urging host nations to adhere to the warning. … Read More

HRW slams Kenya’s response to surge in gender-based violence

Human Rights Watch has decried the Kenyan government’s response to a surge in gender-based violence (GBV) that took place throughout the coronavirus pandemic, specifically during periods of lockdown. In a new … Read More

Attacks on Eritrean refugees in Tigray ‘clear war crimes’: HRW

Eritrean soldiers and Tigrayan militias raped, detained and killed Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray in attacks that amounted to “clear war crimes”, an international rights watchdog has … Read More

Israeli attack on Gaza Strip ‘apparently broke the law’, HRW says

Israeli air raids that demolished four high-rise buildings in the besieged Gaza Strip during its assault on the enclave in May apparently violated international laws of war, a leading international … Read More

Israel committing ‘crime of apartheid’ towards Palestinians: HRW

Israel is committing “crimes towards humanity of apartheid and persecution” towards Palestinians and the worldwide neighborhood should reevaluate diplomatic relations with the state, a number one human rights group mentioned … Read More