Eighteen ambassadors to Myanmar –– including from the United States, Britain and Turkey –– issued a joint statement on Wednesday, saying they were "deeply concerned," and called for an end to fighting in the country.
At least 456 people were killed in central Mali last year, and hundreds more were wounded, says Human Rights Watch.
Protests began in October 2019 and have already succeeded in ousting the prime minister. However authorities appear to be in no mood for further protests.
Executive Director Kenneth Roth of Human Rights Watch says he has been able to enter Hong Kong freely in the past.
CIA-funded paramilitaries are wreaking havoc in Afghanistan.
Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators have been detained in Iraq since October 25, and arrests in Anbar indicate intimidation by the authorities.
Human Rights Watch says neither it nor Omar Shakir has called for an outright boycott of Israel.
Two international rights groups have published a damning report on Bahrain’s mistreatment of female political prisoners, pointing out the human rights abuses in Bahraini prisons and calling on the US and UK to intervene.
The global rights watchdog urged Nigeria to release the children – some as young as five years – detained in degrading and inhuman conditions in military cells, in a report rejected by the Nigerian army.
Mohamed Morsi embodied the Egyptian establishment's worst fears: a democratic path for the country. He could not be openly executed and was instead ushered to a slow death.
Here's how world leaders and prominent figures are reacting to the sudden death of Egypt's first democratically elected civilian president Mohamed Morsi.
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.
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