Who is Alieu Kosiah and what are the charges against him?
Why is Kosiah’s trial taking place in Switzerland?
What international crimes were committed in Liberia during its civil wars?
Shouldn’t crimes committed in Liberia during the…
What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
What are the main human rights issues relating to the TPP?
What are the primary labor rights issues?
Will the TPP require countries with poor labor rights records to reform?
What are the…
1. What is Hong Kong’s Occupy Movement?
Hong Kong’s Occupy Movement refers to a citizens’ blockade of major roads in Hong Kong’s Admiralty, Mongkok, and Causeway Bay districts since September 29, 2014. At the height of the protests, hundreds of…
In several countries across Asia, torture is used on a regular basis. Bringing perpetrators to justice is notoriously hard, especially in nations where the practice is state-sanctioned, HRW's Phil Robertson tells DW.
Inflicting pain by using physical…
Who is Liu Xiaobo and why is he in jail?
Why did he win the Nobel Peace Prize?
How has the news been received in China?
What has happened to Liu Xiaobo's family?
How could this affect human rights in China?
How is the Chinese government likely…
Who is Radovan Karadzic?
What are the charges against him?
It's been more than 14 years since his initial indictment. Why is his trial important?
Why hasn't Karadzic's co-accused, Ratko Mladic, been arrested?
Doesn't Karadzic claim that he was…
1. Where do the proceedings in the Milosevic trial stand?
Former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic was indicted under three separate indictments for crimes committed in Kosovo, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The trial started on…
1. What is Human Rights Watch's position on China getting the 2008 Olympics?
We think that the human rights record of a country should be taken into serious consideration by the International Olympic Committee in selecting the site for the 2008…