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Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings

...and it was a closed hearing."U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said the trial was "undermined by serious due process...and impartial judicial review," said Joe Stork, Human Rights Watch's deputy Middle East and North Africa director...
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Yemen officials: Some ground fighting after cease-fire

...if Iran wants to deliver humanitarian aid to Yemen it should be done through the United Nations.Also Tuesday, Human Rights Watch said the Houthis have intensified the recruitment of children in the conflict in violation of international law...
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Major piece of anti-IS strategy is stalled

...said John Maguire, a former CIA case officer with long Middle East experience who travels frequently to Iraq.Human Rights Watch said in a March 4 report that it has documented "numerous" atrocities against Sunni civilians by the Shiite militias...
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Indonesia says it sent boat of Rohingya to Malaysia

...unstemmable flow of poor, uneducated migrants."These are people in desperate straits," said Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch in Bangkok, calling on governments to band together to help those still stranded at sea, some for two months or...
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Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen

...did not take the king's decision to skip the summit as a sign of any substantial disagreement with the U.S.Human Rights Watch said the blockade of Yemen is preventing fuel from reaching the Yemeni people who need it, contending the action...
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Today in history

...ago: The United States defended drone strikes targeting al-Qaida operatives and others, rejecting reports by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International questioning the legality of attacks that the groups asserted had killed or wounded scores...
International Criminal court changes trial attendance rule

...adopted the changes at its annual meeting in The Hague.Elizabeth Evenson, senior international justice counsel at Human Rights Watch, said the decision to allow high office holders to stay home - on a case-by-case basis - "risks putting in...
Syria crisis makes case for joining International Criminal Court

...Bashar al-Assad did not carry out the chemical attack in Damascus on Aug. 21."After these stories appeared, Human Rights Watch published findings from their investigation. "Available evidence" it states "strongly suggests that Syrian government...
The negatives:

...moves window dressing. Will protest applications be granted? Will anyone dare come out to demonstrate? Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch has accused Russian authorities of mistreating migrant workers and harassing activists and journalists.PUTIN'S...
The US needs to get tough with Israel

...freeze is not only about the settlements a colonial enterprise expanding on occupied Palestinian territory that a new Human Rights Watch report called a "two-tier system" that is both "separate and unequal" but also a test of America's commitment...


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