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India should take steps to prevent child combatants: HRW

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 12:11

India should take all necessary measures to prevent and eliminate the root causes of forced recruitment of children from poor and marginalised segments of society?by non-state armed groups, a rights group has said.

Ethiopia shot `peaceful protesters`: Rights group

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 15:55

Ethiopian security forces shot dead peaceful protesters in student demonstrations last week, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday, quoting "credible" claims of a death toll "much higher" than the official figure of eight.

HRW backs international inquiry into Lanka`s war crimes

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 14:51

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has backed UN rights chief`s recommendation for an international inquiry into alleged war crimes committed in Sri Lanka during the final phase of battle with the LTTE.

Lack of accountability in India fosters rights violations: HRW

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 19:22

India has strong legislation to protect human rights but entrenched corruption and lack of accountability foster violations, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.

HRW urges Bangladesh to review mass trials for 2009 BDR mutineers

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 12:02

HRW of Asia has urged the government of Bangladesh to order a re-trial of 847 military personnel accused of murder, sexual assault, and other atrocities during the 2009 Bangladesh Rifles mutiny, claiming fair trial standards were violated in the case.

B`desh tribunal slaps HRW with show cause notice

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 19:00

A special Bangladeshi tribunal dealing with the 1971 war crimes on Monday issued a show cause notice to HRW asking it to explain why contempt of court proceeding should not be initiated against it.

Sri Lanka should probe ‘Clean Water’ protest deaths: HRW

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 13:39

The Sri Lankan Government should stop issuing misleading information and promptly create an independent and transparent inquiry into the deaths of protesters at Weliweriya on August 1, 2013, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday.

Pak slammed for revoking suspension of death penalty

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 14:34

Human Rights Watch has warned Pakistan government of reviving a cruel and degrading punishment by ending the suspension on the death penalty, when globally it is being abolished.

Hold Musharraf accountable for rights abuses: HRW

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 15:05

Pakistan`s former military dictator Pervez Musharraf should not be allowed to elude the serious legal proceedings against him and must be held accountable for human rights abuses, a global watchdog has demanded.

Hold Pervez Musharraf accountable for abuses: HRW

Last Updated: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 12:06

The Pakistani government should hold the country`s former president Pervez Musharraf accountable for human rights violations when he returns to Pakistan, Human Rights Watch has said.

Hope India seeks amendments to UN resolution on Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 14:24

HRW`s South Asia Director, said: Over the past year the Sri Lankan government has alternated between threatening activists who seek justice and making small, cynical gestures to keep the international community at bay."

Lankan army rebuts rape charges in HRW report

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 23:54

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.