Tag Archive | Human Rights Watch

South Sudan: Killings, Rapes, Looting in Juba

Arms Embargo, Additional UN Sanctions Needed (Nairobi) – Soldiers killed and raped civilians and extensively looted civilian property, including humanitarian goods, during and after clashes between government and opposition forces in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, in July, 2016, Human Rights Watch said today. In many cases, government forces appeared to target non-Dinka civilians. As a […]

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Who will tell HRW to stop abusing the rights of Rwandans?

From Rwanda’s New Times JOSEPH RWAGATARE They never cease to paint the government of Rwanda in the devil’s colours. Sometimes there is a lull in the demonising campaign, but it soon resumes in the same fashion and using the same methods. They should, at least be more creative and invent new stories. But no, it […]

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Govt dismisses HRW report of ‘unofficial detention centre’

From Rwanda’s New Times By: JAMES KARUHANGA Human Rights Watch’s report that government operates an unofficial detention centre in the country is baseless, the government has said. The US-based organisation said in a report, released yesterday, that Rwandan authorities are unlawfully holding some of the country’s most vulnerable citizens in an unofficial detention centre, naming Gikondo […]

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Rights group seeks AU probe into Somalia wedding deaths

Human Rights Watch demands independent investigation after claims that African Union troops killed six wedding guests. Troops from Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Djibouti are in Somalia to battle al-Shabab [Reuters] Human Righs Watch (HRW) is demanding an independent investigation into the alleged killing of six men at a wedding party in Somalia by African […]

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Rwanda: Arrest of Rwanda Intelligence Chief

PRESS RELEASE London — Human Rights Watch is monitoring the case of Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, head of the Rwandan intelligence services, who was arrested in London on June 20, 2015, on a European arrest warrant following a request issued by a Spanish judge. In the event that Karenzi Karake is extradited to Spain, where a […]

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2015 Human Rights Report on Rwanda: The Untold Provocative Picture Story

From Rwanda’s New Times By: GERALD MBANDA   PUBLISHED: March 04, 2015 The picture used by HRW on Rwanda in its World Report 2015. (Courtesy) Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports on Rwanda have been consistently known to be biased portraying the government and the leadership of Rwanda negatively. The 2015 report seems no different from that of […]

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HRW 2015 Report: Why so much dishonesty, Mr. Roth?

From Rwanda’s New Times By: SUNNY NTAYOMBYA PUBLISHED: February 04, 2015 SUNNY NTAYOMBYA Like a bad case of the flu that simply refuses to know when its beaten, the unaccountable, untrustworthy and unsavory organisation that calls itself Human Rights Watch or HRW has, once again, authored its yearly diatribe against the government of Rwanda. And like its […]

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