Search Results for: "Human Rights Watch"

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By Nicoletta Fagiolo On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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What is Human Rights Watch watching?

Nicoletta Fagiolo (nsnbc) : In what looks increasingly like a “criminalization of international justice”, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is currently holding a trial against two non-violent and democratic More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Egyptian Human Rights Watch ´eyewitness` arrested for giving false testimony

Amira El-Fekki (TCP) : Security forces in Alexandria arrested an adjunct professor of sciences at Alexandria University on Saturday morning at Dawn, Al-Masry Al-Youm reported. The man arrested, Mohamed Tarek, was More...

By New Eastern Outlook On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Egypt Denies Entry to Human Rights Watch Chief and Top-Officials

Christof Lehmann (NEO) : Human Rights Watch Executive Director Ken Roth and other senior Human Rights Watch officials were denied entry into Egypt at their arrival at Cairo International Airport on Monday August More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, October 17th, 2016

Syrian girls are being pushed into child marriage in Lebanese refugee camps

Gabriella Nassif (TC) : Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. In developing countries, one in every three girls is married before 18; one in nine is married before 15. A dress dries in a More...

By IMEMC On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

FIFA to Assess Matches in Settlements

IMEMC : The council meeting for FIFA, the worldwide football association, that opens on Thursday, October 13, 2016 in Zurich, will hear from a monitoring committee it established in 2015 to review its sponsorship More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Foreign labour activist sentenced in Thailand after reporting abuses

nsnbc : A court in Thailand found British researcher and labor activist Andy Hall guilty of criminal defamation and violating the Computer Crime Act and sentenced him to four years in prison on a suspended sentence. More...

By Susanne Posel On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Pre-Search: Baltimore Police Use Planes to Spy on Thousands

Susanne Posel (OC) : Policing policies have changed over recent years to include a concept called pre-search. According to journalist Jim Harper, pre-search “uses technology to conduct the better part of a constitutional More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, August 29th, 2016

Secret Detention and Enforced Disappearances in Ukraine Corroborated

nsnbc : New information corroborated allegations about secret detention and enforced disappearances by Ukraine’s security services. The new information indicates that at least five victims of enforced disappearances More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Chicago Police Fatally Shot 92, Wounded 170 in 6 Years

nsnbc : Chicago police officers fatally shot 92 and wounded another 170 during the time span from 2010 to 2015, reveal recently released data. A Chicago police officer on average discharged a firearm at someone More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Syrian Women in Lebanon at Risk of Exploitation and Trafficking

nsnbc : Syrian girls and women in Lebanon are at particular risk of trafficking into forced prostitution and sexual exploitation reveal consistent reports, substantiated by rights organizations. The risk is, however, More...