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Jul 16, 2013
Bangladesh labour laws fall short of protecting workers says HRWThe new labour laws as amended and enacted by the Bangladeshi Parliament fall far short of protecting worker's rights and meeting international standards, a leading rights body has said today.
Jul 12, 2013
Read the email Edward Snowden sent to human rights groupsHuman Rights Watch representative Tanya Lokshina posted the text of the email purported to be from Snowden on her Facebook page, which invited her and other representatives to a meeting at Moscow airport
Jul 01, 2013
Seven Saudis jailed for urging protests on Facebook: Human Rights WatchSaudi Arabia has sentenced seven activists from its restive Eastern Province to prison terms ranging from five to 10 years for posting messages on Facebook calling for anti-government protests, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Sunday.
Jun 27, 2013
China urged to end forced resettlements in TibetA human rights group appealed to China on Thursday to end what it called forced "mass rehousing and relocation" of ethnic Tibetans that it said had uprooted more than two million people in the past seven years
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.