Chinese authorities are using a mobile app to carry out illegal mass surveillance and arbitrary detention of Muslims in China’s western Xinjiang region, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Browse sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) profiles of countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe & Central Asia, the Middle East & North Africa, and the United States. Profiles are primarily taken from sections of the Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report that relate to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The report, released in January 2019, documented events of 2018.
This game is about the everyday choices you make about your security, and the role encryption plays in those choices. Digital security is always about making compromises and tradeoffs—what do you want to protect, and from whom? You can never be 100 percent secure, but encryption can help reduce your digital security risks.
As Venezuela's crisis continues to spiral out of control, Human Rights Watch researchers traveled to the Colombian and Brazilian borders to assess the extent of the humanitarian crisis Venezuelans are fleeing.
The West African country of Guinea is one of the world’s poorest nations. But it is also one of the top bauxite exporters, and the biggest to China, where the bulk of global aluminum is produced. Bauxite mining provides the government with much-needed tax dollars and thousands of jobs. But for people like Bah, Bangoura, and Maïmouna, mining has profoundly affected their local environment, their relationship with their land, and their access to clean water. These are their stories.