Gulf Times - Human-Rights-Watch
HRW doing more harm than good to workers, says GCO

HRW doing more harm than good to workers, says GCO

Qatar has made significant progress in ensuring workers' rights and a report published by Human Rights Watch did not reflect the current situation in the country, the Government Communications Office on Monday said.

Human Rights Watch report documents abuse of child athletes in Japan

Human Rights Watch report documents abuse of child athletes in Japan

A Human Rights Watch report has found child athletes in Japan often suffer physical and verbal abuse and sometimes sexual abuse during training after documenting the experiences of over 800 athletes in 50 sports.

GCO terms HRW report on Qatar's prisons 'totally false'

GCO terms HRW report on Qatar's prisons 'totally false'

Qatar has totally rejected the allegations included in a report issued by Human Rights Watch of an alleged coronavirus outbreak in Qatar's Central Prison

Human Rights Watch report blasts China as its chief barred from Hong Kong

Human Rights Watch report blasts China as its chief barred from Hong Kong

US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a scathing review of the Chinese government, calling on the international community to push back against "the most brutal and pervasive oppression

Saudi woman activist tortured in jail: father

Saudi woman activist tortured in jail: father

The father of Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul has claimed that Saudi authorities are torturing his daughter inside the jail.

HRW urges car companies to support detained Saudi activists

HRW urges car companies to support detained Saudi activists

Human Rights Watch (HRW) launched a campaign on Tuesday urging major car companies to call on Saudi Arabia to release women activists who fought for the right of women to drive in the kingdom.

At least 27 hostages held by IS in south Syria

At least 27 hostages held by IS in south Syria

At least 27 people are being held by the Islamic State group in southern Syria, Human Rights Watch said Saturday as it deplored the hostage-taking as a "war crime".

Syria chemical attack is war crime - Human Rights Watch chief

Syria chemical attack is war crime - Human Rights Watch chief

A child cries as they have their face wiped following alleged chemical weapons attack, in what is said to be Douma, Syria.

HRW accuses Saudi Arabia of repression despite reforms

HRW accuses Saudi Arabia of repression despite reforms

In its World Report 2018, which reviews human rights practices in more than 90 countries, the rights group reported it had documented 87 unlawful attacks by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen.

HRW accuses Yazidi fighters in Iraq of executing civilians

HRW accuses Yazidi fighters in Iraq of executing civilians

Fighters from Iraq's Yazidi community, brutally targeted by the Islamic State group, executed 52 civilians in apparent revenge killings after capturing territory from the jihadists, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Ministry recalls Mistubishi Eclipse model

Ministry recalls Mistubishi Eclipse model

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Qatar Automobiles Company, has announced the recall of Mitsubishi Eclipse model of 2009 because potential corrosion may occur for the internal valve of the brake system.

Blues beat Kings 4-2 in battle of top teams

Blues beat Kings 4-2 in battle of top teams

The Blues’ extended their winning streak to four games, their point streak to seven games and knocked another of the league’s top teams with a 4-2 win over the Kings at Scottrade Center on Monday night.