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Entries by Human Rights Watch from 08/2009

India: Overhaul Abusive, Failing Police System (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.04.2009 | World

By Brad Adams (Bangalore) - The Indian government should take major steps to overhaul a policing system that facilitates and even encourages human ri...

Gaza/Israel: Hamas Rocket Attacks on Civilians Unlawful

| Posted 08.06.2009 | World

Palestinian armed groups have argued that rocket attacks are appropriate reprisals for Israeli military operations and the ongoing blockade of Gaza, and are a lawful response.

Iraq: Stop Killings for Homosexual Conduct

| Posted 08.17.2009 | World

The killings -- committed without evidence or trial, on the basis of prejudice and whim -- violate standards in Sharia law for legality, proof, and privacy.

Greece: Hunger Strike by 150 Detained Children a Sign of System's Failure

| Posted 08.24.2009 | World

Unaccompanied children who do not apply for asylum or who have been refused asylum are without regular status and subject to repeated detention or even deportation, in violation of binding international law.