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Human rights group hails Saudi move to curb religious police

Human rights group hails Saudi move to curb religious police

Friday, 22 April 2016 12:28 AM

Human Rights Watch calls on authorities to go further; strip them of powers to enforce sex segregation

Human rights groups call for Saudi Arabia arms embargo

Human rights groups call for Saudi Arabia arms embargo

Saturday, 26 March 2016 12:56 AM

International groups issue joint statement calling on the US, UK, France and other to suspend all weapon sales to Gulf kingdom

Rights group slams Bahrain deportations as 'illegal'

Rights group slams Bahrain deportations as 'illegal'

Monday, 21 March 2016 1:57 PM

Human Rights Watch accuses authorities of carrying out illegal deportations that are tearing families apart

Rights group accuses Oman of ramping up pressure on activists

Rights group accuses Oman of ramping up pressure on activists

Saturday, 27 February 2016 10:58 AM

Human Rights Watch claims Omani activists are seeing a decline in freedom of expression

Bahrain urged to release jailed opposition political leader

Bahrain urged to release jailed opposition political leader

Friday, 19 February 2016 1:07 AM

Human Rights Watch says detention of Ebrahim Sharif is proof that 'Bahrain is a serial abuser of the right to free speech'

Kuwait praised for labour law changes, urged to take further steps

Kuwait praised for labour law changes, urged to take further steps

Saturday, 6 February 2016 12:58 AM

Human Rights Watch says Kuwait has taken 'important step' in protecting domestic workers

Kuwait urged to commute death sentences in spying case

Kuwait urged to commute death sentences in spying case

Saturday, 23 January 2016 1:10 AM

Human Rights Watch claims conviction of Hassan Hajiya and Abdulreda Dhaqany on Jan 12 was 'flawed'

Saudi king urged to end 'outlandish sentences' for peaceful activists

Saudi king urged to end 'outlandish sentences' for peaceful activists

Saturday, 16 January 2016 1:10 AM

Human Rights Watch says Gulf kingdom is issuing hefty sentences on vague charges to prominent activists

Gulf builders urged to adopt new guidelines to protect workers

Gulf builders urged to adopt new guidelines to protect workers

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 2:13 PM

Human Rights Watch draws up new standards to address 'rampant abuse and exploitation of worker’s rights in GCC'

US urged to delay $1.29bn missiles sale to Saudi Arabia

US urged to delay $1.29bn missiles sale to Saudi Arabia

Friday, 27 November 2015 1:35 AM

Human Rights Watch says sale should not go ahead in absence of investigation into alleged war violations in Yemen

Saudi labour reforms 'may help curb rampant abuses'

Saudi labour reforms 'may help curb rampant abuses'

Friday, 20 November 2015 10:05 AM

Human rights group applauds move but says more needs to be done to protect domestic workers

Rights group hails UAE's plan to change labour laws in 2016

Rights group hails UAE's plan to change labour laws in 2016

Friday, 6 November 2015 1:26 AM

Human Rights Watch says proposal to further protect migrant workers is 'another step in the right direction'

Saudi Arabia set to hit 'appalling new low' on executions

Saudi Arabia set to hit 'appalling new low' on executions

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 1:54 PM

Human Rights Group urges King Salman to quash death sentence against Ali al-Nimr for crimes committed when he was just 17

King Salman said to have 'failed to improve Saudi rights record'

King Salman said to have 'failed to improve Saudi rights record'

Friday, 4 September 2015 12:56 AM

Human Rights Watch says it has seen 'little sign' that monarch is prepared to end abuses at home

Rights group urges Kuwait to rethink new DNA testing law

Rights group urges Kuwait to rethink new DNA testing law

Friday, 24 July 2015 1:14 AM

Human Rights Watch claims new legislation violates the right to personal privacy and should be amended

China said to restrict passports for Muslim minorities

China said to restrict passports for Muslim minorities

Monday, 13 July 2015 1:51 PM

Human Rights Watch says people from Tibetan or Muslim populations have had waits of up to five years or outright refusals

Rights group slams US move to relax Bahrain arms sales

Rights group slams US move to relax Bahrain arms sales

Friday, 10 July 2015 2:07 AM

Human Rights Watch says decision to lift restrictions are based on 'seriously flawed assessment of human rights situation'

Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law

Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:35 AM

Human Rights Watch applauds move by Gulf state to adopt new law giving domestic workers enforceable labour rights

Kuwaiti slammed for sacking local anti-corruption group

Kuwaiti slammed for sacking local anti-corruption group

Sunday, 21 June 2015 2:27 PM

Gov’t is accused of attempting to cover up corruption after dissolving the board of Kuwaiti chapter of Transparency International

Rights group urges Saudi rethink amid executions spike

Rights group urges Saudi rethink amid executions spike

Friday, 5 June 2015 8:58 AM

Human Rights Watch calls on authorities to stop executions; claims 90 have been carried out so far in 2015, more than whole of last year


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Egypt's trial of Mursi 'badly flawed', says Human Rights Watch

Sunday, 26 April 2015 2:31 PM

Rights group says court proceedings against former President appear to have been politically motivated

Lift Kuwait protest ban, says Human Rights Watch

Sunday, 11 November 2012 10:59 AM

Since mid-October security forces have used tear gas to disperse protests by opposition

Syrians queuing for bread attacked - Human Rights Watch

Thursday, 30 August 2012 3:32 PM

Government forces bombed and fired artillery on ten bakeries, killing about 60 people, say activists

12,000 arrested in Egypt since January, Human Rights Watch says

Sunday, 11 September 2011 12:17 PM

US-based watchdog says the number is greater than during Mubarak's entire 30-year rule

Human Rights Watch backs likely ban on Filipino maids

Tuesday, 6 September 2011 10:57 AM

Watchdog urges other countries to increase measures to protect their nationals working abroad

Human rights group hails Saudi move to curb religious police

Friday, 22 April 2016 12:28 AM

Human Rights Watch calls on authorities to go further; strip them of powers to enforce sex segregation

US President urged to press GCC leaders on human rights

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 6:48 PM

Human Rights Watch calls on Barack Obama to tackle human rights concerns during summit on May 13-14

Oman urged to bring in reforms to improve human rights

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 1:20 PM

Human Rights Watch claims security forces are routinely harrassing, detaining and imprisoning critics of gov't policies

Obama urged to tackle human rights issues on Saudi visit

Friday, 28 March 2014 2:14 AM

Human Rights Watch calls on US President to voice concerns during first visit to Gulf kingdom since 2009

Saudi's Al Jaber inks human rights agreement

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 7:05 PM

Billionaire's foundation signs deal to support work of Human Rights Watch in Arab world

War of words intensifies on Bahrain human rights

Friday, 8 March 2013 12:17 PM

Human Rights Watch hits back at claims that it published 'biased and deceptive' report

Kuwait human rights on decline, says HRW

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:23 AM

New Human Rights Watch report says conditions deteriorated in 2012 during political crisis

Rights group slams Bahrain deportations as 'illegal'

Monday, 21 March 2016 1:57 PM

Human Rights Watch accuses authorities of carrying out illegal deportations that are tearing families apart

Rights group accuses Oman of ramping up pressure on activists

Saturday, 27 February 2016 10:58 AM

Human Rights Watch claims Omani activists are seeing a decline in freedom of expression

Rights group hails UAE's plan to change labour laws in 2016

Friday, 6 November 2015 1:26 AM

Human Rights Watch says proposal to further protect migrant workers is 'another step in the right direction'


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