The Chinese government should ensure the projects it finances or engages in under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) respect human rights, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Bill Frelick, director of the refugee rights program at Human Rights Watch, spent 10 days in May at the world's largest refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. He recently spoke to Nazish Dholakia about what he saw, the risks the Rohingya refugees face, and Bangladesh’s misguided plans to relocate refugees to a flood-prone island.
Human Rights Watch reporting on the Myanmar military’s crimes against humanity.
Torture persists in Mosul jail; Sudan should transfer Al-Bashir and other Sudanese fugitives to the International Criminal Court; Myanmar satire should not be a crime; if Brunei's stoning law is enforced, sanction the sultan; Georgia must protect fleeing Saudi sisters; Pakistan cares about the rights of all Muslims - except those oppressed by China; the European Parliament calls for targeted sanctions over Xinjiang crackdown; and two human rights defenders amongst the 100 most influential people of 2019.
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The war for girls' education in Afghanistan - 16 years after the US & allies toppled the Taliban and promised to get Afghan girls back into school, why are more than half of them still out of school?
“What will happen to us?” “Will they fingerprint us?” was the constant refrain as we watched a human wave of asylum seekers and migrants from Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan crossing the Serbia-Hungary border.