Sunday, May 19, 2024

Topic: human rights watch

Human Rights Watch calls on Canada to suspend arms sales to Israel

Over four dozen rights watchdogs including Human Rights Watch have called on the Canadian government to suspend arms sales to Israel in order to avoid complicity in potential war crimes.

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.

‘Shoot first, ask later’: Human Right Watch on Israeli forces killing captives

The killings of the three captives bearing a self-made white flag by Israeli forces in Gaza underscores “Israel forces’ longstanding practice of shooting first, asking later”, said Omar Shakir, Israel and Palestine’s director for Human Rights Watch.

India continued systemic discrimination against minorities in 2022: Human Rights Watch

The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government used abusive and discriminatory policies to repress Muslims and other minorities, Human Rights Watch said Thursday in its World Report 2023.

United Nations, global rights groups concerned over Khurram Parvez’s arrest

United Nations, global rights watchdogs, and human rights defenders said they were disturbed by the reports of the arrest of Kashmir's one of the most prominent activists Khurram Parvez by India's National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Sudan coup threatens rights, warns Human Rights Watch

Military leaders in Sudan responsible for the October 25, 2021 takeover should respect and protect the rights of all Sudanese people, including the right...