UN human rights experts had called on UAE authorities to release detainee Alia Abdulnoor, who had terminal cancer, to live her final days at home.
As voters cast their ballots in a referendum that could see Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al Sisi stay in power until 2030, activists posted photos on social media showing white boxes with groceries being handed out to people after they voted.
The Israel and Palestine Director of Human Rights Watch is accused of promoting the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, but critics say the case is about trying to deter peaceful advocacy.
A Human Rights Watch report says the Iraqi and Kurdistan Regional Government authorities have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged Daesh affiliation and urges them to rehabilitate and reintegrate the children into society.
The Human Rights Watch published its annual World Report on Human Rights practices around the globe, summarizing key human rights issues in over 90 countries and drawing on events from late 2017 to November 2018.
Several thousand children in this region have been declared witches who are 'possessed by evil spirits' but the government is unable to curb the practice, fearing a political backlash.
Probe members said they needed more time to fully document the range of violations in Yemen's conflict, which has killed nearly 10,000 people since March 2015.
In its latest report, Human Rights Watch has criticised the Greek government saying it's denying refugee children access to formal education.
Global rights groups seek investigation into the killings of at least 900 protesters in 2013 by security forces in Cairo's Rabaa al Adawiya square, where demonstrators had rallied against the ouster of democratically-elected president Mohamed Morsi.
Tendai Biti, a former finance minister and newly elected member of parliament for the opposition Movement for Democratic Change, is wanted in Zimbabwe for allegedly inciting violence after urging opposition supporters to defend their votes.
"It would be shameful if the Sheikh Hasina government is deploying party hoodlums to target students for demanding safe roads," says global rights group Human Rights Watch, as protests looked to be fizzling out in capital Dhaka.
Inmates at Jail Ogaden in Somali region of the country were abused for years with little access to medical care, report says. Ethiopia says it has fired senior prison officials for violating rights.
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