Türkiye's Presidency of Migration Management denies claims by Human Rights Watch that Ankara illegally deported Syrian refugees.
Philippine police kill three prisoners after they staged a jail rampage that saw a police officer stabbed and former opposition senator Leila de Lima held hostage in a failed escape attempt.
The government said the assault, which left 10 soldiers dead and several wounded, was aimed at cutting off a key route to the blockaded city of Taiz and undermined peace efforts.
Hundreds of armed troops have raided a protest camp outside the president's office in Colombo, drawing condemnation from international human rights groups.
Forces linked to Russia operating in the Central African Republic have executed, tortured, and beaten civilians since 2019, according to Human Rights Watch.
After Kenneth Roth steps down at the end of August, Human Rights Watch said deputy executive director Tirana Hassan will serve as interim executive director.
Mali says it killed 203 militants in the central region last month, but activists and Human Rights Watch say some 300 civilians were massacred in "the worst single atrocity" reported in the country's decade-long armed conflict.
Human Rights Watch estimated that about 300 people were killed in total in the town of Moura in volatile central Mali, with the vast majority of the victims being ethnic Fulanis.
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.
The increased indiscriminate attacks by Myanmar's military in the country's eastern region have killed and displaced tens of thousands with air attacks constituting "war crimes."
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.
Israel accuses Navi Pillay, UN investigation head, of "championing an anti-Israel agenda," further straining tense ties between Tel Aviv and Human Rights Council in Geneva.
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