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The draft constitution approved by Egypt’s Constituent Assembly poses serious human rights problems, a number of NGOs have said.
Israeli forces and armed Palestinian groups in Gaza told to take all feasible steps to minimise harm to civilians as hostilities between them intensify.
Israeli authorities have stepped up unlawful demolitions in the West Bank including East Jerusalem over the past year, 20 leading aid and human rights groups say.
The Ethiopian government should cease using its anti-terrorism law against journalists and peaceful political activists, two major human rights groups say.
Human Rights Watch says thousands of Moroccans in cities across the country demonstrated in favour of political reform yesterday.
The Egyptian government should stop what appear to be organized attacks on pro-democracy demonstrators, Human Rights Watch said today.
The European Union's ratification of a major treaty on disability rights is a significant milestone, says Human Rights Watch.
Three leading human rights NGOs have called for an international inquiry into the evidence of war crimes and other abuses during the civil war.
Tunisia has ratified the international treaty banning cluster munitions.
Human Rights Watch wants the Senate to approve a new strategy for US engagement in the struggle to end violence against women worldwide.