Human Rights Watch

Mosul

Meet the 23-year-old woman clearing out corpses in Mosul by hand

Before they can rebuild Mosul, volunteers first have to clear the corpses.
Angad Singh
4.10.18
chechnya

Inside the Chechen prison where gay men say they were tortured

Hind Hassan
6.20.17
Philippines

It's Super Dangerous to Be a Journalist in the Philippines

But a brave few are working hard to maintain an independent press.
Gianna Toboni
6.5.17
disability in china

Is China's Paralympic Dominance Reflected In Their Support For Disabled People?

While China is dominating the Paralympic medal table in Rio, the treatment of disabled people back home still falls painfully short.
Barney Cullum
9.15.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Clint Eastwood backs Trump for president, the Supreme Court allows a school to impose the trans bathroom bill, and more.
Vice Beta
8.4.16
Stuff

Some Indonesians Are Shackling and Imprisoning the Mentally Ill in Sheds

Because mental illness is often thought to be a result of spirit possession in Indonesia, an estimated 18,000 individuals are detained in sheds and backyards for years by their own families.
Stanley Widianto
4.14.16
volleyball

FIVB's Shameful Silence on Volleyball in Iran

Iran has banned women from attending men's volleyball matches since 2012, yet the International Volleyball Federation still awards the country with the privilege of hosting its events. Now Human Rights Watch is demanding change.
Shireen Ahmed
11.16.15
News

Abuse Against Mentally Ill Prisoners Is 'Widespread,' According to Human Rights Watch Report

According to the study, corrections officials in the United States use violence to punish prisoners for exhibiting behaviors of their mental illness, which violates the Constitution and international human rights laws.
Allie Conti
5.12.15
News

27 Years of Silence: The Family of Missing Alberta Aboriginal Woman Is Still Searching for Answers

Neither Carol nor Marilyn wants to claim that police would have handled Roberta's disappearance differently if she'd been white.But the women share a single view of how police handle cases involving indigenous persons.
Jane Gerster
4.13.15
News

Canada Is Bombing the Islamic State in Syria, and Cyberwar Centers Could Be Next

Canada's CF-18s might look to take out IS' infamous media caliphate.
Justin Ling
4.13.15
News

In Australia, Intellectually Disabled Women are Being Sterilized Without Their Consent

Despite opposition from disability activists and the UN, many Australian parents insist the practice is in the best interest of their children.
Wendy Syfret
2.18.15
column

Canada's Government Is Getting Cozy with Egypt's Increasingly Repressive Regime

Ottawa has stepped up its support for the Egyptian military regime by openly endorsing a crackdown on political opponents and increasing security ties to the forces carrying it out.
Aaron Mate
1.29.15
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