Kiev and pro-Russian are responsible for civilian deaths in eastern Ukraine according to HRW

The organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) blamed this Thursday in its annual report to both Kiev and the pro-Russian separatists from “a lot of civilians” who have died in eastern Ukraine, which also qualify as “a violation of the right international. ”...

Nigeria: Destruction caused by Boko Haram is shown on satellite images

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch (HRW) published various satellite images to show the massive destruction of the two main towns attacked, Baga and Doron Baga, northern state of Borno (northeast Nigeria), by the Islamist group Boko Haram. According to Amnesty...

Government prepares response to Human Rights Watch report

The Minister of Justice, Ledy Zúñiga, announced on October 22 that the government is preparing a response to the Human Rights Watch (HRW) organization, to clarify that there was no torture against the students arrested in protests of last September, as indicated by the NGO in a...

Government denies assaults on students presented by HRW

The Interior Minister Jose Serrano denied that acts of aggression and torture have been carried out to youths arrested in the demosntrations of September 17 and 18. These statements were made ​​in response to the report of Human Rights Watch (HRW), which ensures that the police...

Human Rights Watch: National Police used excessive force on protesters on 17 and 18 September

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) organization issued on October 20, an alert about an alleged use of excessive force, violations of due process and restrictions on expression freedom that would have occurred during protests of September 17 and 18 in Ecuador. In a ten-page document,...

FARC would have committed “widespread abuses” in Tumaco according to HRW

The organization Human Rights Watch reported today that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are committing “widespread abuses” with “impunity” in the Colombian town of Tumaco, where the population is mostly afrodescendent. “As the FARC...

Human Rights Watch called “alarming” the constitutional amendments

The human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) recommended the Assembly of Ecuador to modify an “alarming” constitutional amendments draft, which according to the organization, allows indefinite re-election and would determine the legal actions of citizens...

HRW calls for concrete solutions to HR abuses in Venezuela

José Miguel Vivanco, Americas Director of the human rights organization Human Rights Watch, sent a letter to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay requesting them to urge the government of Nicolas Maduro t...