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Iraq security forces abuse women prisoners: HRW

Thousands of women are being illegally held in Iraqi prisons, where they suffer torture and other forms of abuse, including sexual assault, Human Rights Watch said Thursday. The allegations, detailed in a

Stop executions, HRW tells Karzai

A US-bed international human rights organisation on Wednesday asked the Afghan government to end its sudden surge of executions and institute a moratorium on capital punishment. On Tuesday, the Attorney General Office

HRW urges support for democracies

Human Rights Watch urged world powers to support the rights of Arab Spring protesters to build real democracies after they ousted long-time strongmen once backed by the West, in its annual report