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The Rising Body Count of the Philippines’ ‘War on Drugs’
Unenforced Law Puts Thousands at Risk of Injury, Death

(New York) – The Afghan government is failing to protect tens of thousands of children, some as young as 5, from hazardous conditions in the workplace, in violation of

The Afghan government is failing to protect tens of thousands of children, some as young as 5, from hazardous conditions in the workplace, in violation of Afghanistan’s labor laws.

50% Increase in Reported Hate Crimes in London

As every parent knows, children are prone to telling it like it is, unvarnished and unfiltered by adult rationalisation.

A Pandora's Box of hate has been opened in the country, putting our shared values at risk.

Sir John Chilcot's report on lessons to be learned from the 2003 invasion of Iraq has taken seven years to produce.

The Trouble With Songbun

When Choi Seung Chol was born in North Korea in 1990, his parents believed that they already knew how his life would unfold.

As it turns out, blackmail is good strategy for governments that want to get away with killing children in conflict.

They have met over a cup of tea, strolled at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and declared Indo-US ties to be stronger than ever before.

For over a year now, the British government has flatly rejected claims that the Saudi Arabian-led coalition has violated the laws of war during its conflict in Yemen, despite overwhelming evidence

Government Should Repeal or Amend All Laws Threatening Free Speech

(New Delhi) – The Indian authorities routinely use vaguely worded, overly broad laws as political tools to silence and harass critics, Human Rights Watc

The Indian authorities routinely use vaguely-worded, overly broad laws as political tools to silence and harass critics. India’s abusive laws are the hallmark of a repressive society, not a vibrant democracy.

Visit Coincides with Staged Elections and Crackdown on Peaceful Protests

(New York) – United States President Barack Obama should press Vietnam to end its crackdown on peaceful activists and move towards free and fair elect

(New York) – United States President Barack Obama should press Vietnam to end its crackdown on peaceful activists and move towards free and fair elections, Human Rights Watch said today. Obama’s visit from May 23-25, will be the first in his two-term administration. The trip follows parliamentary elections on May 22 that will be controlled by the Vietnam Communist Party, which chooses who can and cannot stand for election, and how many non-Party members can have seats in the National Assembly.