USA: Police Killings & Racial Injustice & Capitol Attack

Pressrelease Human Rights Watch. Washington, DC: Like the January 6, 2021 mob attack on the US capitol involving white supremacists, the Covid-19 pandemic, police killings of Black and brown people, and other events over the past year laid bare major human rights failings in the United States, Human Rights Watch said today in its World […]

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Armenia: Cluster Munitions Kill Civilians

Armenia: Cluster Munitions Kill Civilians

  • Nov 03, 2020

Pressrelease, Human Rights Watch: Armenian forces either fired or supplied internationally banned cluster munitions and at least one other type of long-range rocket used in an attack on Barda city, 230 kilometers west of Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku on October 28, 2020, Human Rights Watch said today. The attack reportedly killed at least 21 civilians and […]

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Trump Takes Credit For Foiling Plot Against Governor

President Trump returned to Michigan this week to rally support in a state that helped him win the presidency four years ago. Speaking before a crowd of mostly maskless supporters, Trump took aim at one of his favorite targets: Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Earlier this year, as the upper Midwest faced an intense coronavirus outbreak, […]

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Keith Raniere, Leader of NXIVM Cult, Sentenced to Life in Prison

In August, HBO premiered the first episode of The Vow, a nine-part docu-series detailing life inside NXIVM, a self-help group that has widely been described as a cult. But just after the season finale, which teased a second season to come, another docu-series about the group premiered on Starz, this one titled Seduced. Amid the […]

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Bangladesh: Rape Case

Bangladesh: Rape Case

  • Oct 12, 2020

Pressrelease, Human Rights Watch: Protests in Bangladesh erupted this week after a video of a group of men attacking, stripping, and sexually assaulting a woman went viral, Human Rights Watch said today. Protesters called for the resignation of Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal over the government’s failure to address an alarming rise in sexual violence […]

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Depicts Trump as Corrupt and a Racist

Depicts Trump as Corrupt and a Racist

  • Sep 16, 2020

As has become a regular occurrence for ex-staffers of President Trump, Michael Cohen, the President’s former personal lawyer, has released an unflattering tell-all memoir about his time in Trump’s inner circle. Cohen, who is serving the remainder of a three-year prison sentence under house arrest, was charged for lying to Congress about Trump’s business holdings […]

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