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Rights body looks at Saudi reforms
US-based Human Rights Watch arrives in Saudi Arabia to discuss reforms.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2006 19:23 GMT
US will not seek rights council seat
The United States, with its human rights record under attack, has said it will not run for a seat on the new UN Human Rights Council.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2006 07:20 GMT
Transfer of terror suspects condemned
Human Rights Watch has condemned the growing trend among nations like the United States and Britain of sending terrorist-suspects to countries with records of torture.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2005 00:11 GMT
Special probe for Iraq abuse urged
Human Rights Watch has urged the US government to name a special prosecutor to investigate the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2005 21:17 GMT
US urged to scrap Guantanamo trials
military commissions trying detainees at
Last updated: 17 Sep 2004 14:32 GMT
Rights group: Iraq invasion not justified
The war in Iraq ended a brutal regime but there were no ongoing human rights violations on a scale which could justify the US-led invasion, Human Rights Watch said in its annual report.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2004 05:18 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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'I dream of a job, a school, a home'
The crisis in Iraq: Was the rise of ISIL a surprise?
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