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By Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press
The group says a majority of those deportees were killed within a year and some within days of returning to a country with the highest homicide rate in the Western Hemisphere.
By Ben Fox, Associated Press
Earlier Friday, Defense Secretary Mark Esper made the case for giving military commanders the latitude to use land mines as a means to "shape the battlefield" and protect American forces. Critics of the new Trump policy call it dangerous.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Hong Kong authorities barred the head of Human Rights Watch from entering the Chinese territory Sunday, the advocacy group said.
By Associated Press
Several asylum seekers interviewed by Human Rights Watch were attacked, kidnapped or sexually assaulted in Mexico while waiting for court hearings. When some go to the U.S. for their hearings, they lose their shelter in Mexico and have no place…
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
After Lebanon's top military prosecutor declined to prosecute a "sodomy" case, Human Rights Watch is urging Lebanon to abolish a law criminalizing homosexuality.
The United States has decided to release $195 million in military aid to Egypt after withholding the assistance last year over human rights concerns, the State Department announced Wednesday.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Activists working to uncover mass graves in northeastern Syria — a region until recently controlled by the Islamic State group — need help to preserve evidence and identify human remains, an international watchdog said Tuesday.
Rohingya Muslims have suffered innumerable atrocities in Myanmar, only to face poverty, desperation and human trafficking as refugees in Bangladesh. John Yang talks with Skye Wheeler of Human Rights Watch for a broader look at their plight.
By Larisa Epatko
In Yemen, where forces loyal to the government are clashing with Houthi rebels, millions are going hungry. Because food is so scarce, aid groups are finding they have to focus on life-saving measures and set women’s empowerment efforts aside –…
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