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HRW slams Iran's banning of Telegram as 'unjustifiable'

HRW slams Iran's banning of Telegram as 'unjustifiable'

Human Rights Watch on Wednesday hit back at Iran's ‘unjustifiable’ decision to ban the Telegram messaging app, warning Tehran against stifling access to information.

HRW blasts Bahrain for rights abuse, praises Qatar

HRW blasts Bahrain for rights abuse, praises Qatar

The huge 643-page report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) came seven months after Bahrain joined a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar which continues to divide the Gulf region.

'Nobody should be forcibly returned to Libya': HRW chief

'Nobody should be forcibly returned to Libya': HRW chief

European authorities should not be sending migrants trying to reach the continent back to Libya until the security situation there has stabilised, the chief of Human Rights Watch said.

HRW: Saudi terrorism is killing people in Yemen

HRW: Saudi terrorism is killing people in Yemen

The executive director of Human Rights Watch (HRW) has questioned Saudi Arabia's accusation of Qatar funding terrorism while the Kingdom itself continues to carry out "terrorism that is killing people in Yemen", Al Jazeera reports.

PM discusses Gulf crisis with HRW chief

PM discusses Gulf crisis with HRW chief

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani met the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch (HRW), Kenneth Roth in Doha.

‘Hundreds of civilians killed in C. Africa war crimes’

‘Hundreds of civilians killed in C. Africa war crimes’

Armed groups in the Central African Republic have killed hundreds of civilians in an unfettered spree of bloodletting, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday.

Israel blocking rights workers' access to Gaza: HRW

Israel blocking rights workers' access to Gaza: HRW

Israel is blocking rights activists' access to and from the Gaza Strip, hampering their work in the Palestinian enclave run by Islamist movement Hamas, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

Millions drinking arsenic-laced water in Bangladesh: HRW

Millions drinking arsenic-laced water in Bangladesh: HRW

Twenty million poor Bangladeshis are still drinking water contaminated with arsenic, two decades after the potentially deadly toxin was discovered in the supply, Human Rights Watch ...