HRW

Forced Disappearances: Take steps to ensure release of the victims

The government should take urgent steps to confirm the whereabouts and release of men held by security agencies beyond jurisdiction, said the Human Rights Watch in a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

HRW urges govt to stop arbitrary arrests, detention

The Bangladesh government should stop the arbitrary arrests and detention of opposition BNP supporters and others, Human Rights Watch has said.

January 28, 2018
January 28, 2018

Forced Disappearances: Take steps to ensure release of the victims

The government should take urgent steps to confirm the whereabouts and release of men held by security agencies beyond jurisdiction, said the Human Rights Watch in a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018

Govt failing to address rights abuses

Bangladesh authorities failed to respond to repeated and serious allegations of secret detentions, enforced disappearances, and extrajudicial killings, denying the abuses instead of holding perpetrators accountable, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2018.

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

Myanmar troops committed mass rape of women

Human Rights Watch yesterday accused Myanmar security forces of committing widespread rape as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingyas in Rakhine State.

September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017

Myanmar military will attack new areas: HRW

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that Myanmar military is targeting new areas in Maungdaw town for destruction.

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

HRW calls for free probe, prosecution

Security forces in Bangladesh are accused of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances and secret detentions, including that of

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Qatar population booms on back of 2022 WC

Qatar's population has swollen by almost 40 per cent since the emirate was chosen to the host the 2022 World Cup, official government figures have revealed.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

HRW slams India on handling criticism

The Indian authorities routinely use vaguely worded, overly broad laws as political tools to silence and harass critics, Human Rights Watch says in a new report.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

HRW urges probe into Xulhaz killing

The Human Rights Watch calls upon the government to immediately investigate the killings of Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Tonoy Fahim.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Pave way for unionisation in garments: HRW

Bangladesh government should urgently remove legal and practical obstacles to unionization in garment industries, Human Rights Watch says.