Human Rights Watch found the database has a direct link with a growing network of “political education centers,” where tens of thousands of ethnic minorities are detained in the country’s west.
Human Rights Watch has denied overlooking crucial criticisms of the Gulf state after a controversial press release.
A Human Rights Watch investigation found the Chinese government is gathering DNA samples, fingerprints, iris scans, and blood types of millions of people in the country's far west.
"Virginity testing is a form of gender discrimination, as well as a violation of fundamental rights, and when carried out without consent, a form of sexual assault."
There's more to what's happening in the Russian republic of Chechnya than Putin's war on "gay propaganda."
Omar Shakir, a researcher with Human Rights Watch, was surprised to learn that his organization spreads "propaganda" in the eyes of the Israeli government.
Friends say they haven't heard from Grey Violet since Jan. 31 but the authorities say the Russian LGBT activist isn't in custody.
The perils of Google Images.
Any idea when you can meet your lawyer? Or if the police have to inform your family?
The NSA whistleblower, speaking at a press conference for a new campaign to get him a presidential pardon, also said he isn't really following the US presidential race.
"There is no room in Indonesia for the proliferation of the LGBT movement,” a presidential spokesman reportedly said in response to a new report from Human Rights Watch.
A new report by Human Rights Watch has detailed the mass deaths and torture of detainees by the Assad regime since the country's 2011 uprising.
A report released Tuesday by a prominent human rights group surgically dissects how the Obama White House could hold former CIA torturers accountable — and demands to know why they haven't.
Vladimir Putin said earlier this month that Russia has been unfairly labeled as anti-LGBT. A new report from Human Rights Watch paints a starkly different portrait.
Iraqi authorities arbitrarily detain women and torture them into confessing to crimes, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch. “Do you want them to pamper you?”
While legal conditions are improving in Latin America, in the Middle East and Asia domestic workers face some of the worst abuses.
Coca-Cola and McDonalds condemned Russia's new law banning public LGBT advocacy Tuesday. But they aren't calling on Vladimir Putin's government to repeal it before February's games.
Gold mining in Nigeria has created a devastating byproduct of lead dust, responsible for hundreds of children's deaths.