Human Rights Watch

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 09:30
Thousands of civilians are in dire need of immediate protection and assistance in the Central African Republic. One year after a coup by the Seleka rebel coalition, international efforts to address the crisis remain woefully inadequate. There is particularly an urgent need to end impunity for ongoing abuses and ensure accountability for crimes committed by all parties.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 00:00
"The situation in Buenaventura is among the very worst we've seen in many years of working in Colombia and the region," said Jose Miguel Vivanco, Americas director at Human Rights Watch.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 07:58
We write as a group of South Sudanese and international non-governmental organizations to request further progress on an African Union inquiry into serious crimes committed in violation of international law during the conflict in South Sudan.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 07:57
Condemn Rights Violations, Support the Commission of Inquiry and Help Build A Culture of Human Rights in South Sudan
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 07:56
Heavily armed Seleka fighters joined by Muslim Peuhl cattle herders on February 26, 2014, carried out a deadly attack on the village of Bowai, northeast of Bossangoa, Human Rights Watch said today.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 08:48
Muslim residents of the Central African Republic have fled the country in droves in the face of persistent attacks by anti-balaka militias, Human Rights Watch said today after visiting numerous towns and villages in the northwestern part of the country.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 08:25
President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo today for a conference of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Congolese media reported.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 00:00
The recent advances in promoting accountability and the rule of law could be halted or even reversed.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 00:00
Honduran authorities have failed to investigate properly a wave of killings and other abuses believed to be tied to land disputes in the Bajo Aguan region.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 07:26
The minority Muslim population in the Central African Republic is being targeted in a relentless wave of coordinated violence that is forcing entire communities to leave the country, Human Rights Watch said today.