Human Rights Watch
Six months after Khartoum massacre, justice remains elusive

Thousands of Sudanese people marched on December 4, demanding justice for the families of over 120 people who were massacred by militia forces in Khartoum on June 3

Afghani deaths US-backed Afghan paramilitaries unleashed “nights of terror”: Human Rights Watch

Afghan forces are being accused of having committed grave atrocities and led to the increase in airstrikes, according to a report published recently by the Human Rights Watch

Omar Shakir Israeli Supreme court approves deportation of HRW’s Omar Shakir for alleged BDS activity

Shakir has been ordered to leave the country by the interior ministry, which has applied the 2017 amendment to the 2011 Prevention of Entry into Israel law, for the first time. He is accused of being involved in BDS activity

egypt-un-anti-torture-conferen UN postpones regional conference on torture in Egypt, after rights groups oppose it

Activists oppose UN’s choice of Egypt as the venue for the conference, citing the alarmingly high incidence of human rights violations in the country.

Undeterred by crackdown, Sudanese people take to the streets again

The latest round of the protests on March 28 saw protesters being attacked by security forces who charged at them with batons and electric wires, and fired tear gas at them. These protests came ahead of a major round of demonstrations on April 6

At least 1,000 Zimbabweans arrested during January protests are still behind bars

As many as 995 protesters have been denied bail and continue to languish in prison. Recent reports have revealed the extent of cruelty by security forces on the people of the country, as well as the targeting of leaders of trade unions and social movements

Execution of Filipino woman points to Saudi Arabia’s appalling record on work conditions, executions

The 39-year-old woman was executed earlier this week on charges of murdering her employer. Rights organizations have long criticized the horrible conditions in which domestic workers are forced to work in Saudi Arabia, with the women facing abuse and rape

British panel seeks access to imprisoned Saudi women activists amid concerns of torture

At least eight women activists and a few of their male colleagues have been in jail since May. The activists who had campaigned for women’s right to drive were arrested weeks before the ban on female drivers was lifted.

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