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Cameroon President Paul Biya meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) in Beijing.

Cameroon’s government to organize talks to solve separatist crisis

11 September 2019, 5:27 AM

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya announced in a rare public address on Tuesday the organization of a national dialogue to solve a separatist crisis in the country’s English-speaking regions.

Criminalisation of sex work causes harm to vulnerable women: HRW

8 August 2019, 2:40 PM

As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month, one of the issues facing women is the fact that sex work is illegal in the country.

Human Rights Watch warns of deadly water crisis in Iraq

22 July 2019, 12:27 PM

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned of a repeat of last year’s deadly water crisis in Iraq’s oil-rich southern province of Basra unless authorities correct decades of management failures.

28 out of 49 African countries have anti-homosexuality laws

10 June 2019, 9:46 AM

More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved towards legal tolerance, watchdogs say.

Robert Bernstein

Publisher, HRW founder Robert Bernstein dies at 96

28 May 2019, 10:43 AM

Robert Bernstein, an ardent American defender of political dissent and freedom of expression who led publisher Random House and founded Human Rights Watch during the Cold War, died on Monday, The New York Times reported.



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