Human Rights Watch

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A picture taken on August 9, 2018 during a trip in Yemen organized by the UAE's National Media Council (NMC) shows Yemeni children whose legs were amputated after they were injured by landmines
"This is the wrong approach," said the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Protesters make the three-finger salute as copies of the 2008 constitution are burnt during a demonstration against the Myanmar's military coup in Yangon's South Okkalapa township on April 1, 2021. (Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images)
The move came as Human Rights Watch said authorities have forcibly disappeared...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
A woman participates in a protest against President Rodrigo Duterte's Anti-Terror bill on June 12, 2020 in Quezon City, Philippines. Activists marked Independence Day by staging protests against the draconian anti-terrorism legislation. (Photo: Ezra Acayan/Getty Images)
"The government's increasingly brutal counter-insurgency campaign... no longer...


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...