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Oct 24, 2017
'It was just about money', say Afghan Shia recruits lured by Iran to fight Syrian civil warFleeing grinding poverty and unemployment, thousands of Afghan Shiites have been recruited by Iran to defend Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Sep 13, 2017
Myanmar crisis: Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International condemn UN's inaction over violence against RohingyasTwo leading human rights groups today slammed the UNSC for inaction over the crisis in Myanmar, where 3,70,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee
Jul 10, 2017
UN slams Pakistan over repeated terrorist attacks on schools, police abuse of Afghan refugeesThe United Nations (UN) is “concerned” about continuing terrorist attacks on educational institutions and the military’s use of schools, especially in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan, a report of the UN’s review of Pakistan’s social, cultural and economic rights says.
Jun 22, 2017
UAE running 'informal detention centres' in Yemen, Eritrea; children among detainees: HRWThe UAE runs at least two "informal detention facilities" in Yemen and has reportedly transferred detainees to a base in Eritrea Human Rights Watch (HRW) said.
Jan 10, 2017
Pakistan: Human Rights Watch hints at govt involvement in disappearances of liberal activistsHuman Rights Watch on Tuesday asked Pakistan to urgently investigate the apparent abductions of four bloggers who campaigned for human rights and religious freedom, saying their near simultaneous disappearances raised concerns of government involvement.
Dec 27, 2016
Iraq: Islamic State 'summarily executed' 13 civilians, says Human Rights WatchIslamic State group fighters "summarily executed" 13 civilians after villagers rose up against them at the start of the Iraqi army's offensive to retake Mosul, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday.
Dec 21, 2016
Islamic State retreating from Mosul, but targeting civilians for not joining them: Human Rights WatchIslamic State militants in Mosul are deliberately targeting civilians who refuse to join them, as they retreat ahead of advancing Iraqi forces involved in a large-scale government operation to retake the militant-held city
Dec 19, 2016
UN agrees to discuss regulations on lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) in 201789 Nations have agreed to establish a group of governmental experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) to address challenges posed by such weapons.
Nov 21, 2016
Myanmar:1,000 houses razed and 30,000 people displaced in anti-Rohingya violenceWitnesses and activists have reported troops killing Rohingya, but the government has refused to allow in international observers to investigate.
Nov 02, 2016
Indo-Pak cross-border firing, separatist agitation take toll on civilians and students in J&KIndia-Pakistan hostility on borders and separatists' agitation is taking a heavy toll on civilians and students in Jammu and Kashmir.