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1 hr ago | The Progressive
A new report by Human Rights Watch and the Columbia Law School focuses on the dubiousness of federal terrorism sting tactics.
5 hrs ago | American Thinker
The other day Kenneth Roth , the executive director of Human Rights Watch, appeared on the " Huckabee Show " on FOX News to make the case that Israel is committing war crimes in Gaza.
9 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
The Syrian government is still indiscriminately bombing civilians with explosives-filled barrels in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution, an international human rights group said Wednesday.
13 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch
President Obiang is trying to shed his image as the head of a corrupt and abusive government.
Detaining immigrant families is unnecessary and cruel. Instead of funding additional detention beds, Congress should be adding immigration judges and improving access to legal counsel to make the asylum process fairer and more efficient.
Courts should be determining individual criminal responsibility and giving each defendant the opportunity to challenge the evidence against them rather than seemingly applying a doctrine of 'someone must pay'.
Alex Sinha , Aryeh Neier Fellow at Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union.
The practice of journalism and of law in the United States is being dramatically, negatively harmed by large-scale surveillance by the NSA and other intelligence agencies.
A leaked draft of the World Bank's proposed new social and environmental policies reveals significant erosion of protections for communities and the environment, Bank on Human Rights, a global coalition of nongovernmental organizations, social movements, and community groups said in a statement today to the World Bank board.
Iran's abysmal record on press freedom and this spate of arrests raises a red flag.
Local residents in a house damaged during a rocket and mortar attack on Horlivka, Donetsk region.
Below are key excerpts of important news articles on a new Human Rights Watch report detailing US government agents' direct involvement in almost all domestic terror plots, the leak of a secret set of rules for labelling terrorists on various watch lists, the NSA's illegal sharing of intimate photos swept into its surveillance databases, and more.
Torture remains a serious problem in Brazil despite government efforts to curb it, a leading human rights group said Monday.
Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.
U.S. spying programs are making government sources too skittish to divulge sensitive information to reporters, especially on computer-based technology, making it difficult for journalists to hold powerful entities to account, according to a 120-page report released Monday .
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 04:01 pm
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