Human Rights Watch is proud to announce the release of a joint multimedia feature with Time magazine and Platon, the internationally acclaimed photographer.
HRW on NPR's Fresh Air Reporting on the Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Iraq
We are pleased to share with you an extended interview on NPR’s Fresh Air program today with Letta Tayler, Human Rights Watch’s senior researcher on terrorist acts and counterterrorism tactics. Letta recently returned from Iraq, where she documented widespread human rights abuses by the militant Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) group and by the Iraqi government.
San Francisco Chronicle: Thailand's junta warns over 'Hunger Games' salute
Human Rights Watch criticized the warning, saying it revealed "a mindset that views human rights with disdain, and sees youthful defiance as the enemy."
HRW on The Daily Show
Human Rights Watch Featured on The Daily Show
San Francisco Chronicle: Report Highlights Child Labor On US Tobacco Farms
A report released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch claims that children as young as 7 are sometimes working long hours in fields harvesting nicotine- and pesticide-laced tobacco leaves under sometimes hazardous conditions. Most of what the group documented is legal, but it wants cigarette makers to push for safety on farms from which they buy tobacco.
Human Rights Watch details findings from interviews with more than 140 children working on farms in North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia, where a majority of the country's tobacco is grown.