Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, tells DW why people should stand up to right-wing populists and not engage in discrimination.
Tanzanian migrant workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates face excessive working hours, unpaid salaries, and physical and sexual abuse. These are some of the details in a new report by Human Rights Watch.
State responses to terrorism have eroded the very human rights of citizens that states attempt to protect, said Antonio Guterres. With terror attacks on the rise in Europe, the UN chief called for a balanced approach.
Five years after the brutal Delhi bus gang rape, authorities struggle to implement reforms to deal with sexual crimes. While convictions have risen, victims continue to be subjected to humiliation and intimidation.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused the military of Myanmar of subjecting the country's Rohingya population to "ethnic cleansing." The UN has referred to the events in Myanmar in such terms for two months.
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