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Israel committing ‘apartheid’ against Palestinians: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch said Tuesday that Israel is committing the crime of “apartheid” by seeking to maintain Jewish “domination” over Palestinians and its own Arab…
Israel expels Human Rights Watch country director
Israel expelled the country director of Human Rights Watch on Monday after a lengthy court battle, sparking criticism that it was seeking to crush dissent.…
Human Rights Watch slams police brutality and slow reform in Tunisia
Human Rights Watch recently published two reports on the human rights situation in Tunisia. One concerns police brutality during a wave of protests in January…
Human Rights Watch hails resistance to Trump-style populism
The policies of US President Donald Trump and his embrace of populist strongmen have dealt a blow to rights campaigns around the world but resistance…
ICC should give victims free choice of lawyers, says Human Rights Watch
In a new report, Human Rights Watch argues that victims should have free choice of lawyer to represent them at the International Criminal Court (ICC).…
Trump tough talk on torture, drones has Human Rights Watch on guard
Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth said he was keeping a close eye on “warning signs” from US President-elect Donald Trump after the Republican’s tough…
URGENT REFORMS NEEDED TO CLOSE CONGO IMPUNITY GAP, SAYS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Impunity still rules in the Democratic Republic of Congo, especially in the east, where rebel groups — and also the Congolese army — have killed,…
ICC Should Learn Lessons from Côte d’Ivoire, Says Human Rights Watch Jurist
The International Criminal Court (ICC) must broaden its investigation into the 2010-2011 post-election violence in Côte d’Ivoire to include violations committed by loyalists of President…
South Sudan Government Forces Committed War Crimes, says Human Rights Watch
South Sudanese government forces and allied fighters carried out scores of killings, rapes, and widespread burning and pillage of civilian property in a military offensive…
12.02.15 – ICC/SUDAN – STOP MASS RAPE IN DARFUR, SAYS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Arusha, February 12, 2015 (FH) – Sudanese army forces carried out mass rape in Darfur in October 2014 which may constitute crimes against humanity, Human…
25.09.14 – ICC/CÔTE D’IVOIRE – HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH URGES ICC TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGED CRIMES BY OUATTARA SIDE
Arusha, September 25, 2014 (FH) – As the International Criminal Court (ICC) prepares to start confirmation of charges hearings Monday against Charles Blé Goudé, a…
13.04.14 – RWANDA/GENOCIDE – JUSTICE FOR RWANDA LEAVES MIXED LEGACY, SAYS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH RESEARCHER
Lausanne, April 13, 2014 (FH)  – Twenty years after the genocide, how do human rights activists see the process of justice and reconciliation for Rwanda? …
10.12.12 – ICC/ISRAEL – HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH ACCUSES ISRAEL OF WAR CRIMES
Arusha, December 10, 2012 (FH) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) of war crimes after a November aerial bombing…
19.11.12 – ICC/IVORY COAST- HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH ACCUSES IVORY COAST ARMY OF ABUSES
Arusha, November 19, 2012 (FH)– Ivory Coast’s military committed widespread human rights abuses in August and early September this year, says Human Rights Watch in…
07.11.12 – HRW/LIBYA – HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH PUSHES LIBYA COOPERATION WITH ICC
Arusha, November 7, 2012 (FH) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) has asked members of the United Nations Security Council to send a strong message to…
18.10.12 – LIBYA/HRW – WAR CRIMES COMMITTED AT GADDAFI DEATH SITE, SAYS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Arusha, October 18, 2012 (FH) – Opposition militias in Libya carried out mass killings on October 20, 2011 in Sirte, where former Libyan dictator Muammar…
03.08.12 – SENEGAL/HABRE – HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH CALLS FOR SPEEDY AND FAIR TRIAL FOR EX-CHADIAN LEADER
Arusha, August 03, 2012 (FH) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for a speedy and fair trial for former Chadian leader Hissene Habre. He…
30.04.12 – ICC/MALI – HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH ACCUSES REBELS OF COMMITTING WAR CRIMES IN NORTHERN MALI
Arusha, April 30, 2012 (FH) – Rebels have committed numerous war crimes, including rape, use of child soldiers, and pillaging of hospitals, schools, aid agencies,…
15 09.11 – ICC/NGO – ICC PROSECUTOR’S POLICY NOT COHERENT, SAYS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
The Hague, September 15, 2011 (FH) – As the International Criminal Court prepares to elect a new Prosecutor in December, Human Rights Watch on Thursday…