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Jun 19, 2013
Human Rights Watch slam Sri Lanka's 'chilling' media codeThe group's asia director Brad Adams says the code "is part of a sustained campaign to control the media and curtail dissent."
Jun 08, 2013
India's Rs 400-crore CMS earns Human Rights Watch's ireIndia's Rs 400-crore Central Monitoring System (CMS) that catapulted it to global headlines recently, has reportedly earned it the ire of human rights
May 14, 2013
Stop penalising sex workers, human rights body tells ChinaChina should remove criminal and administrative penalties against sex workers which often lead to serious police abuses, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Tuesday.
Apr 28, 2013
Bangladesh building collapse: Fleeing owner at the heart of biz-politics nexus"Successive Bangladeshi governments have paid lip service to worker safety but in reality it is only the factory owners who have the ear of policymakers," Brad Adams, the Asia director for Human Rights Watch, said in a statement.
Apr 19, 2013
Google again beats Viacom in YouTube copyright caseA federal judge has thrown out Viacom Inc's lawsuit accusing Google Inc of posting its programs on YouTube without permission...
Mar 28, 2013
Probe into LTTE atrocities should start with Karuna himself: human rights bodySri Lanka should act on the call by a deputy minister to investigate war crimes by examining his own role in serious abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.
Mar 22, 2013
BBC Twitter accounts hacked by pro-Assad online groupThe Twitter account belonging to the BBC's weather service was hacked on Thursday, the public broadcaster said...
Mar 06, 2013
UNHRC must launch probe into SL war crimes: HRWHuman Rights Watch Wednesday urged the UN Human Rights Council to launch "an independent, international investigation into war crimes" committed in the final months of the Sri Lankan conflict.
Feb 26, 2013
Sri Lankan military charged with raping LTTE suspectsWhile widespread rape in custody occurred during the armed conflict that ended in 2009, HRW found that politically motivated sexual violence by the military and police continues to the present.
Feb 08, 2013
Sri Lanka 'poor host' for Commonwealth summit: Human Rights WatchCommonwealth nations should move their 2013 leaders' summit from Sri Lanka unless it makes prompt progress on its "abysmal" human rights record, Human Rights Watch said.