Islamic State is ‘getting away with murder’ in Sirte, where dozens have been beheaded or shot, says Human Rights Watch.
Two years after the abduction of the 276 Chibok girls, Human Rights Watch looks at Boko Haram’s devastating impact on education in northeast Nigeria.
People with mental health conditions in Somaliland are being forced into institutions where they face abuses such as beatings and overcrowding.
An HRW report details how Gambia’s government commits serious human rights violations against perceived critics and political opponents.
An HRW report finds that the South African government is failing half a million children with disabilities who are shut out of the education system.
The former Chadian dictator’s trial has been postponed in Dakar after he caused a disturbance in court and told his lawyers to refuse to participate.
An HRW report finds Russian authorities treat adherents of Salafism, a form of Sunni Islam, as criminal suspects despite the absence of any grounds.
Bangladesh has the highest rate of child marriage of girls under the age of 15 in the world.
The government needs to address the causes of xenophobia and hold people accountable, says Human Rights Watch at the release of its World Report 2015.
China is violating human rights at an intensity that is unprecedented in its recent history, a top watchdog group said on Thursday.
The Ethiopian government’s systematic repression of independent media has created a bleak landscape for free expression ahead of their May elections.
A US Senate report found that the CIA misled the American public about its torture methods after 9/11 and were brutal and pervasive in their actions.
HRW calls on Tanzania to set the minimum age for marriage at 18, following an investigation into high levels of child marriage and FGM in the country.
HRW interviews with victims of Boko Haram abductions in Nigeria reveal forced marriages and religious conversions, physical and psychological abuse.
HRW's damning report details how Egyptian security forces gunned down 1 150 protesters last year - an event that is not even under investigation.
A Human Rights Watch report has investigated the effect government spying in the US has had on media freedom and the right to counsel.
A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists have been charged with terrorism for having alleged links to an outlawed group and planning attacks.
Human Rights Watch has revealed how armed groups in Syria have used children as young as 15 to fight in battles, which violates international law.
HRW documents the shocking conditions on tobacco farms in the US, where child workers are exposed to nicotine, toxic pesticides and other dangers.