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For Zimbabwean Widows, Losing A Husband Can Also Mean Losing A Home

In Zimbabwe, widows’ property is frequently stolen by their in-laws. While there are laws in place to prevent this, researchers say they’re difficult to enforce and that widows themselves lack..
Huffington Post

Saudi Ultra-Conservatives Take Anti-Reform Stand On Women’s Sports – Analysis

Saudi Arabia’s Shura or Advisory Council, in a sign that the kingdom is polarized over Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s plans to diversify and streamline the economy and liberalize its..
Eurasia Review

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News video: Moscow “ready to resume relations” with the EU

Moscow “ready to resume relations” with the EU 01:40

The EU foreign affairs chief is on her first official visit to Russia. Federica Mogherini will meet her counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, to discuss: Ukraine Syria Libya Iran..
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News video: Israeli attack kills pro-Government militia

Israeli attack kills pro-Government militia 00:27

An Israeli attack against a pro-government military base in Syria has killed three militia. Syria’s National Defence Forces said the attack struck its military camp in the countryside of Quneitra,..
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News video: Calls to free Italian writer Gabriele Del Grande held in Turkey

Calls to free Italian writer Gabriele Del Grande held in Turkey 00:36

A demonstration has been held in Rome for the release of an Italian journalist and human rights activist arrested in detained in Turkey. Gabriele Del Grande went to the country earlier this month to..
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News video: Desperate Venezuelans flee to Brazil, straining border town

Desperate Venezuelans flee to Brazil, straining border town 01:16

As the economic and political turmoil deepens in Venezuela, more and more people are fleeing the country and heading to Brazil. The Dutch TV station NOS filmed those sleeping rough in the Brazilian..
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News video: Questions over detention of Tunisians in Libya

Questions over detention of Tunisians in Libya 01:33

Tamim Jaboudi is nearly three-years-old. The young Tunisian is said to be stranded in a prison in neighbouring Libya and his grandfather, Faouzi Jaboudi, claims to have made repeated bids to gain his..
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Eight North Korean defectors in China at risk of deportation: Human Rights Watch

SEOUL (Reuters) - Eight North Korean defectors in China face involuntary repatriation after being detained by Chinese police last month, the Human Rights Watch group and a pastor who have been..

Algerian police tell pregnant woman to go back to husband after he threw her into a wall, human rights group says

Human Rights Watch accuses Algeria of failing to protect victims of domestic abuse

Tunisia medical council bans forced anal tests for homosexuality after nearly decade of abuse

The move is called a 'courageous step' by Human Rights Watch

Philippines demands proof for rights group's assertion of police 'executions'

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Thursday dismissed as "thoughtless and irresponsible" a report by Human Rights Watch that President Rodrigo Duterte had turned a blind eye to murders by police in..

UK urged to fund abortion groups in response to Donald Trump's global aid ban

Government must send US President the message that 'women's lives are not a political football', says Human Rights Watch

Israel refuses visa for Human Rights Watch, accusing group of 'Palestinian propaganda'

Telegraph.co.uk Also reported by •Independent

Israel denies work permit to Human Right Watch researcher

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has denied a work permit to a Human Rights Watch researcher after receiving Foreign Ministry advice that HRW works "in the service of Palestinian propaganda under the false..

Rebels kill 32 people in Central African Republic town: HRW

DAKAR (Reuters) - Rebels in Central African Republic killed at least 32 civilians after clashes with a rival armed group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday, a sign of the fighters' growing..

Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in Aleppo: rights group

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during battles to retake the city late last year, Human Rights Watch said in a report..

Rights group says Pakistan has 'forced' mass Afghan refugee returns

KABUL (Reuters) - The number of Afghan refugees returning from Pakistan, already at the highest level in years, may increase this year if Pakistan maintains its forceful policies, Human Rights Watch..

Saudi Arabia 'steps up' crackdown on human rights activists, watchdog claims

Four prominent dissidents sentenced to jail time in January alone, Human Rights Watch says

Burma: Rohingya girls as young as 13 raped and sexually assaulted by security forces, warns Human Rights Watch

Burmese security forces took part in rape, gang rape, invasive body searches and sexual assaults on Rohingya women and girls in at least nine villages in the northern Rakhine State, report states

Myanmar commanders should be punished for rape of Rohingya: Human Rights Watch

YANGON (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch on Monday called for Myanmar to punish army and police commanders if they allowed troops to rape and sexually assault women and girls of the Rohingya Muslim..

Human rights activist identifies BBC star as CIA deputy

human rights activist identifies bbc star as cia deputy
Kenneth Roth, who runs Human Rights Watch in New York, used a picture of the journalist in a tweet last night criticising Donald Trump's choice.

There’s no case for cancelling Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain

there’s no case for cancelling donald trump’s state visit to britain
Theresa May did not ask for the hand she has been dealt. She did not campaign for Brexit. She had nothing to do with Donald Trump’s election. Nevertheless she must deal with both – and I am proud..
City A.M.

Deadly Nigeria air strike hit densely populated areas, says rights group

LAGOS (Reuters) - A Nigerian air strike that killed more than 70 people and wounded at least 120 in a refugee camp hit areas of a town that were densely populated, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on..

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