Human Rights Watch called on European authorities to investigate the "shocking and unacceptable" shooting, which left the migrant critically wounded.
Russia has no domestic violence law and does not treat domestic violence as a stand-alone criminal offense. In a dramatic step back in 2017, certain forms of domestic violence were actually decriminalised.
On her potentially last foreign trip, Federica Mogherini will present the EU’s new Central Asia strategy at a summit with Central Asia leaders in Kyrgyzstan. But she should convey several things in Bishkek, most notably the abuse and repression of citizens that is ongoing in the region.
The flouting of European values that led to the Fidesz’s suspension from the European People’s Party in March has not changed.
What has changed is that the outcome of the elections has made Fidesz realize that it needs to stay in the EPP.
The Council of Europe, Europe’s leading human rights body, is celebrating its 70th birthday this week, but it’s not a great time for a party. Crisis overshadows the anniversary gathering in Helsinki on 16-17 May of foreign ministers from the 47 member states.
A new Human Rights Watch report released Wednesday found children with suspected links to the so-called Islamic State were facing torture and charges of terrorism under Iraqi and Kurdish authorities
The calls came after it emerged that both platforms have hosted a Saudi Arabian government app that allowed men to track women’s activity.
Otto Warmbier and the millions of other victims of North Korea’s brutal leadership deserve justice and an end to these unparalleled atrocities.
While [Kyrgyzstan] boasts a very active and engaged civil society, Askarov’s imprisonment, and the government’s abject failure to act on the UN Human Rights Committee’s decision in his case [...] should give EU officials considerable pause.
Those are the stories in today's Brief
Organisation published its latest World Report
Human Rights Watch says the Syrian government is using a controversial new property law to prevent displaced residents returning to their homes in former rebel-held areas.
The latest cohort of countries to be elected onto the Council includes the Philippines, Bahrain, Eritrea and Cameroon, drawing condemnation from Human Rights Watch.
Hungary says it will seek legal ways to challenge a European Parliament vote to start Article 7 proceedings against the country.
Hungarian authorities have stopped distributing food to rejected asylum seekers held in transit zones, according to Human Rights Watch.
Turkey stops registering asylum seekers from Syria, says Human Rights Watch.
The Hungarian government is using legislation and smear campaigns to send a chilling message to those who act in solidarity with marginalized groups: be quiet or face the consequences.
Egyptian football star Salah poses for controversial photo-op with Chechen’s Kadyrov before World Cup starts in Russia.
The tenor of the campaign leading up to Italy’s national elections on immigration issues is profoundly alarming, writes Human Rights Watch's Judith Sunderland from Milan.
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Human Rights Watch praises France under Macron for tackling xenophobia, but blasts Austria and the Netherlands for pandering to populists.
Human Rights Watch says it has documented several cases of torture and enforced disappearances during the past year in Turkey.
Myanmar's de facto leader is facing growing pressure over the exodus of Rohingya Muslims
Videos purporting to show the murder of suspected ISIL fighters at the hands of their militia and security forces captors have emerged on social media.
Chopard’s co-president Karl Friedrich Scheufele said the brand wanted to “make a difference to the lives of people who make our business possible.”
Famine has been declared in some areas of South Sudan - the first time such a declaration has been made since 2011. The country has been dogged by civil war, drought and hyperinflation. The situation