Lankan army rebuts rape charges in HRW report

Sri Lanka Tuesday dismissed as "fabricated lies", a report by a leading rights group alleging that its military used rape to torture suspected Tamil rebels.

Pakistani army rejects HRW report on abuses

Pakistan army Saturday rejected as "a pack of lies, propaganda driven and totally biased" the Human Rights Watch (HRW) report.

Pakistan has "disastrous year" for human rights in 2010: HRW

HRW says terror suspects are frequently detained without charge in Pakistan.

Syria among worst for rights abuses: HRW report

Syria jailed lawyers and used violence to repress ethnic Kurds, said HRW.

No real Gaza war probes by Israel, Hamas: Report

Israel and Hamas have failed to conduct credible investigations of alleged war crimes during last year`s Gaza war, Human Rights Watch said in a 62-page review of those efforts on Sunday.

`Pak Army tried to topple Zardari in 2009’

Pakistan`s military had reportedly tried to force out President Asif Ali Zardari in 2009.

Iraqi gays tortured and killed: HRW

Militiamen are torturing and killing gay Iraqi men with impunity in a systematic campaign that has spread from Baghdad to several other cities, a prominent human rights group said in a report.