Human Rights Watch

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Rohingya refugees board a Bangladesh Navy ship to be transported to the island of Bhashan Char in Chittagong on December 4, 2020.
"The relocation of so many Rohingya refugees to a remote island, which is still off limits to everyone including rights groups and journalists without prior permission, poses grave concerns about independent human rights monitoring."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Israeli forces demolish a building with bulldozers in Wadi al-Hummus neighborhood of Sur Baher region of East Jerusalem on July 22, 2019. (Photo: Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
The designation would target humanitarian organizations including Amnesty...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The Trump administration on Wednesday announced sanctions targeting International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and Phakiso Mochochoko, the court's prosecution jurisdiction division director. (Photo: ICC)
Human rights advocates blasted the move as "another brazen attack against...

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In an ominous sort of pilot program for global off-the-shelf surveillance no longer constrained by cost or local technological savvy, a new report from Human Rights Watch details how the poor but U.S.-allied regime of Ethiopia has established an abusive, widespread, state-of-the-art surveillance regime using products from the US and other countries. "They Know Everything We Do" explores how Ethiopia, under the familiar guise of fighting terrorism, has suppressed political opposition within its...

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