Bangladesh prosecutors accuse US rights group of contempt

Prosecutors at Bangladesh`s war crimes tribunal on Tuesday sought a contempt order against New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) over a report criticising a verdict against an Islamist leader.

US-based rights group claims Lankan forces killed civilians

On the eve of Sri Lanka`s first `unification day` marking the end of the civil war, a US-based rights group claimed that the military there killed
thousands of civilians.