The battle for Mosul opened the floodgates to the very abuses that Baghdad has met with silence for years.
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BAGHDAD ― As the grim scene played out on my computer screen in Baghdad on July 12, my stomach sank. I was watching a video clip of men in Iraqi army uniforms throwing a detainee off a cliff onto the...
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With great power comes great responsibility.
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Myanmar's police and army forces carried out a campaign of rape and sexual abuse against ethnic Rohingya Muslim women and girls in late 2016, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Monday....
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A leading human rights group warns of the worldwide threat posed by the rise of populist leaders like U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Human Rights Watch, in its annual World Report released on Thur...
97 of these deaths were in 2015 alone.
Morphine is a key narcotic drug that serves the fundamental purpose of treating moderate to severe pain. It minimises the suffering of millions of patients worldwide. Yet, in other parts of the world - including India -- many patients end up in needless pain because they are denied adequate relief.
SHIKARPUR, Pakistan, - At least 49 people were killed in a powerful explosion at a crowded Shi'ite mosque in Pakistan during Friday prayers, the latest sectarian attack to hit the South Asian nation....