• Images

    Global brands fuel abuse of RMG workers in Bangladesh, other nations: HRW

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    Global clothing brands’ business practices such as offering low prices and shorter manufacturing times are fuelling abuse of readymade garment workers in Bangladesh and other...

  • Images

    HRW urges govt to probe sacking of RMG workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on March 06, 2019

    New York-based rights group Human Rights Watch on Wednesday urged the Bangladesh government to immediately investigate garment workers and union leaders’ allegations of arbitrary dismissals...

  • Images

    Myanmar using abusive laws to punish critics: HRW

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:09pm on February 01, 2019

    Myanmar’s government under Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has used repressive laws to prosecute peaceful critics, dashing hopes that its first democratic leader in...

  • Images

    Bangladesh security forces cracked down on AL’s critics ahead of polls: HRW

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36pm on January 18, 2019

    Bangladesh violently cracked down on critics of the ruling Awami League ahead of the general election held on December 30, 2018, New York based Human...

  • Images

    HRW for independent commission to probe rigging

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on January 04, 2019

    Human Rights Watch stressed the need for constituting an independent commission to investigate serious allegations of voter intimidation, vote rigging and partisan behaviour of election...

  • Images

    HRW worried over escalation of election violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2018

    A repressive political environment pervades Bangladesh with the opposition and government critics becoming targets of escalating violence ahead of December 30 national election, said a...

  • Images

    Myanmar unwilling to probe crimes against Rohingya: HRW

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:33pm on December 20, 2018

    Human Rights Watch has said Myanmar should disband its commission of inquiry into abuses in Rakhine state because what it says Myanmar is clearly unwilling...

  • Images

    HRW slams govt over repression on opposition activists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Human Rights Watch said on Friday that the security forces of Bangladesh had been arresting and intimidating opposition figures and threatening freedom of expression ahead...

  • Images

    HRW asks Argentina to probe Saudi Crown Prince over Yemen, Khashoggi

    Reuters . Buenos Aires | Updated at 11:20am on November 27, 2018

    Human Rights Watch has asked Argentina to use a war crimes clause in its constitution to investigate the role of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin...

  • Images

    HRW blasts Bangladesh’s crackdown on social media

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    United States-based Human Rights Watch in a statement on Friday said that Bangladesh government has embarked upon ‘intensive’ and ‘intrusive’ surveillance and monitoring of social...