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Rohingya crisis: Burmese military guilty of widespread rape of fleeing women and girls, Human Rights Watch says

Muslims refugees escaping ethnic cleansing campaign routinely subjected to sexual violence at hands of armed forces, NGO alleges

Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar military of widespread rape

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch accused Myanmar security forces on Thursday of committing widespread rape against women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing during the past..

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News video: Rape Is A War Weapon Used Against Rohingya Women

Rape Is A War Weapon Used Against Rohingya Women 00:45

Since late August, more than 615,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar and they're now in crowded camps along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. They were desperately escaping the violence in Rakhine State. One..
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News video: &amp;amp;quot;Democracy died in Cambodia today&amp;amp;quot;

&amp;amp;quot;Democracy died in Cambodia today&amp;amp;quot; 00:49

The EU and US are promising “concrete steps” against Cambodia after the main opposition party was banned ahead of the country’s elections. An EU spokesperson says the election could not be..
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News video: Widespread rape and people burnt alive in Myanmar, says NGO

Widespread rape and people burnt alive in Myanmar, says NGO 01:30

Since the summer the world has been focussing on Trump’s tweets, the Catalan crisis and the sexual assault scandal. But while eyes have been looking elsewhere, there has widespread rape, children..
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News video: LGBT Chinese Pressured By Families Into Therapy

LGBT Chinese Pressured By Families Into Therapy 00:39

LGBT individuals in China are being targeted. Human Rights Watch has released a new report on so-called "conversion therapy" in China. The pseudoscientific practice reportedly widespread in China,..
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News video: ‘Selfies With Hitler’ At a Museum Are Causing Outrage

‘Selfies With Hitler’ At a Museum Are Causing Outrage 01:14

Pictures with figures like the Joker and Barack Obama are common at this museum in Indonesia. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.
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Rights group urges China to ban abusive gay 'conversion'

rights group urges china to ban abusive gay 'conversion'
The Chinese government should stop hospitals and other medical facilities from subjecting LGBT people to conversion therapy, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

India's rape survivors left humiliated and degraded by 'two-finger test' despite reforms, report says

Human Rights Watch criticises invasive practice of doctor examining victim's vagina to determine whether sexual assault took place

Human Rights Watch plea for information on gay singer missing from Chechnya

Campaigners are calling for information after a gay singer from Chechnya went missing.

At least five killed in east Congo clashes: Human Rights Watch

KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least four civilians and a police officer were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding the departure..

Trump's ban on global abortion funding has already hit healthcare in Africa

Doctors 'expect to see more injuries and more deaths as a result of this policy', says Human Rights Watch

Burma: At least 228 Rohingya Muslim villages destroyed in just one month, says Human Rights Watch

Tens of thousands of homes have been destroyed by Burmese military forces, say monitors

Afghan schools closing due to violence, undermining gains in educating girls, says rights group

KABUL (Reuters) - Spreading violence in Afghanistan is forcing many schools to close, undermining fragile gains in education for young girls in a war-ravaged country where millions of girls have never..

Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in Nairobi after elections: rights groups

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in the capital during a crackdown following elections in August, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

Editor's Notes: Corbyn's party will come for the City of London Corporation

editor's notes: corbyn's party will come for the city of london corporation
There has been much talk of the Corbynite faction of the Labour party taking over constituencies and party machinery around the country. The examples are everywhere – from newly elected hard-left..
City A.M.

Japan accepted just three refugees in the first half of 2017 despite receiving 8,561 new applications

Human Rights Watch brands record 'abysmal'

Iraqi Shi’ite militias accused of rights abuses in Hawija operation

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Shi'ite militias illegally detained villagers near the Islamic State-held district of Hawija in northern Iraq and subjected them to torture and ill treatment, Human Rights..

Qatar must protect workers from lethal heat, rights group says

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar must do more to protect construction workers from heat which often reaches levels that are potentially fatal, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

Cameroon illegally deported 100,000 Nigerian refugees: rights group

ABUJA (Reuters) - Cameroon has broken international law by forcibly deporting at least 100,000 Nigerians who had fled there to escape Islamist Boko Haram militants, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on..

Saudi Arabian authorities 'still tolerate religious hate speech', report finds

Officials in Riyadh are not doing enough to stamp out language that discriminates against Shia and Sufi worshippers as well as non-Muslims, new Human Rights Watch study says

Rights group accuses Myanmar of crimes against humanity

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar is committing crimes against humanity in its campaign against Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, and it called for the U.N. Security..

US-led strikes killed 84 civilians in Syria - HRW

us-led strikes killed 84 civilians in syria - hrw
Human Rights Watch found dozens of children died when aircraft bombed two IS-held towns in March.
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China's probes of rights lawyers 'alarming': Human Rights Watch

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has launched more rigorous investigations into the activities and finances of rights lawyers and law firms that take on politically sensitive issues, Human Rights Watch said..

Philippines president attacks human rights watch dog: ‘Are you gay or a paedophile?’

The President of the Philippines has launched a scathing attack against the head of a human rights watchdog in the country, asking him if he was “gay or a paedophile”.

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