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Evidence has emerged that Thailand’s navy shot at ethnic Rohingya 'boat people,' causing at least two deaths, Human Rights Watch said today.
Legislators in India should substantially amend or replace the new criminal law on violence against women, say leading global human rights groups.
Armed opposition groups appear to have deliberately destroyed religious sites in mixed areas of Northern Syria, at the end of 2012, Human Rights Watch says.
Italy is summarily returning unaccompanied migrant children and adult asylum seekers to Greece, where they face terrible conditions, says a new report.
The popular movie Zero Dark Thirty, which depicts the hunt for Osama bin Laden, has been criticised for its legitimising of torture.
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.