El Salvador has enacted a state of emergency to fight a new spike in homicides while thousands of Haitians demonstrate against a lack of governmental support to protect their population from gangs.
Older people face a particular pattern of abuse during armed conflict, yet humanitarian assistance standards fail to meet older people’s specific assistance needs, Human Rights Watch warns.
Rights of Indigenous people, women and those with disabilities, and freedom of expression are undermined by President Bolsonaro's government policies, Human Rights Watch says in latest report.
Countries and international bodies have condemned Myanmar's conviction of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on charges of incitement and breaching coronavirus restrictions.
The killing of at least 65 protesters in Myanmar’s biggest city of Yangon earlier this year was "planned" and premeditated, says Human Rights Watch.
The arrest of environmental lawyer Steven Donziger is yet another example of an ongoing pattern of corporations using the US legal system to intimidate advocacy organisations and activists.
The impunity enjoyed by the militias and continued collective punishment against Sunnis can only lead to civil war.
Human Rights Watch report shed light that Damascus operates a mafia-style intelligence state where returnees face brutality even after signing a “reconciliation” document.
Eritrean government forces and Tigrayan militias have engaged in killings, rape, and other fatal assaults against refugees, says a new HRW report.
Human Rights Watch’s Brazil director Maria Laura Canineu said Jair Bolsonaro is trying to rid his social media accounts of people and institutions that disagree with him and turn them into spaces where only applause is allowed.
The compulsory check-up in the recruitment process of female cadets has been called abusive and discriminatory by human rights groups.
Human Rights Watch urges the necessity of an international inquiry into Israeli aggression on Gaza in May.
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