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7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
The United Nations Security Council should direct the African Union/United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur to improve human rights monitoring and public reporting when it renews the mission's mandate.
11 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch
It's been two months since soldiers killed 22 civilians in Tlatlaya, and there are more questions than answers about what really took place that day.
Human Rights Watch today issued a clarification about the statements of a witness cited in the August 12, 2014 report, " The clarification concerns the time of day when the witness, Maged Atef, said he witnessed the shooting of a police officer in Rab'a square on August 14, 2013.
"As both prime minister and junta leader, Gen. Prayuth can wield broad power without accountability.
When civilians are massacred, Human Rights Watch sends in the E-Team to document the war crimes.
The Bahraini authorities' latest repressive tactic is to invest themselves with further powers to arbitrarily strip critics of their citizenship.
The U.N.'s top official for children and armed conflicts says the use of child soldiers and violence against children is commonplace in South Sudan's year of warfare.
An international human rights group says on the anniversary of the deadly chemical attack outside Damascus that "justice remains elusive" for the victims and their families.
Any execution is appalling, but executions for crimes such as drug smuggling or sorcery that result in no loss of life are particularly egregious.
"Abuses by Vietnam's police have grown rampant in recent years because the government has failed to rein in officials who violate rights.
In 1942, Isaac Asimov published a short story called Runaround that both coined the term "robotics "and introduced the idea of robots killing humans.
James went to Syria because of his commitment to exposing the horrors civilians faced since the uprising against the government there.
US Attorney General Eric Holder should press state and local officials during his visit to Ferguson, Missouri, on August 20, 2014, to reform police practices to improve respect for basic rights, Human Rights Watch said today.
If Israel is confident in its claim that Hamas is responsible for civilian deaths in Gaza, it shouldn't be blocking human rights organizations from carrying out on-site investigations.
Thailand's military junta first put a chokehold on TV, radio, newspapers and the internet, and now they're going after the theater arts.
So it seems that according to Roth, international humanitarian law allows Hamas to build and use tunnels in order to attack or capture combatants, i.e. IDF soldiers.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 04:06 pm
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