Monday, April 22, 2024

Topic: HRW

US must end arms sales to Israel, HRW and Oxfam say

The US should immediately suspend arms transfers to Israel, Oxfam and Human Rights Watch (HRW) say, citing evidence that Israel is violating international law.

Rohingya at risk in Rakhine fighting: HRW

Fighting in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has surged in recent weeks, causing civilian casualties and large-scale displacement, Human Rights Watch said. Myanmar’s junta and the Arakan Army...

HRW urges Indonesia to protect newly arrived Rohingya refugees

Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged the Indonesian authorities to immediately halt all pushbacks of boats transporting ethnic Rohingya migrants, as well as look...

Indian government continues to abuse minorities, critics: Human Rights Watch

The Indian government undermined its aspirations for global leadership as a rights-respecting democracy during 2023 with its persistent policies and practices that discriminate and stigmatize religious and other minorities, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday in its World Report 2024.

“Sportswash”: HRW flags Modi’s human rights record as India gears up for Olympics bid

With the Modi government’s Olympics bid, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has a key opportunity to press for human rights reforms and justice for...

Internet shutdowns disproportionately hurt India’s poor: Report

India’s arbitrary internet shutdowns disproportionately hurt communities living in poverty that depend on the government’s social protection measures for food and livelihoods, Human Rights Watch...