"Assad does not merely profit from the crisis he has created. He has created a system that rewards him more the worse things get," the report said.
One officer forced a woman to inappropriately touch him, another agent made a woman give him oral sex in exchange for her release, the report said.
"There is virtually no chance Nicaraguans can exercise their fundamental rights to freedom of expression, assembly, and association, nor to vote and run for public office, if they are seen as opposing the ruling party," said the Americas director at Human Rights Watch.
"The Mozambican authorities should publicly disclose his whereabouts, allow him access to a lawyer and visits by relatives, and, if he is to be charged, promptly bring him before a court," Lewis Mudge, Central Africa director at Human Rights Watch, said about Cassien Ntamuhanga.
"This trial is clearly the opening salvo in an overall strategy to neuter Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy party as a force that can challenge military rule in the future," the deputy Asia director for Human Rights Watch said.
Several Uyghur exiles told an independent tribunal they suffered forced labor, abortions, beatings and more while living in China's Xinjiang region.
To live up to his vow to be guided by human rights, President Joe Biden should use U.S. leverage to insist that the Israeli government stop its oppression of Palestinians.
Israel is not beyond critique. I constructively criticize many of our policies. But over the top, one-dimensional accusations lacking nuance like those that fill the HRW report do not undermine Israel; they undermine legitimate criticism of Israeli policies.
Egypt's officials, including President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, should understand that by harming dissidents' loved ones, they are only entrenching their government's reputation as a cruel human rights abuser.
Death penalty disproportionately affects the African-American community and those suffering from mental illnesses, or a history of childhood abuse, figures show.
"U.S. politicians such as Pompeo arrogantly believe that Hong Kong's destiny is in their hands," a Global Times editorial said.
"Any country who has a binding agreement with the Chinese government" should no longer rely on it, HRW China Director Sophie Richardson told Newsweek.
The Israeli government and right-wing NGOs have sought to suppress the pro-Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.
The report by Human Rights Watch accuses the Afghan forces, which are supported by the U.S., of "war crimes."
16 LGBT activists in Uganda were taken into custody for their own protection only to be arrested and subjected to forced anal examinations.
Turkey wants to clear Kurdish armed forces away from its southern border in "Operation Peace Spring."
The proposed statutes are "disastrous not only for women and religious and gender minorities, but for all Indonesians," said Human Rights Watch.
The website previously promoted an event called "Chechnya's Comeback"—urging readers to find and attack gay people. More recently, it has published the details of activists and journalists, campaigners say.
Chair of the Federation Council, Valentina Matvienko, made the comments at a youth forum outside of Moscow.
Invoking language historically used to stigmatize immigrant populations, Ingraham likened letting migrants enter the U.S. to playing Russian Roulette.
Kushner had his first meeting with the Saudi prince following the killing of Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in October 2018.
The rights group China Aid said Muslims were also being persecuted.
The sentences show a "further backsliding on rights under Aung San Suu Kyi's government."
Ahmed Mansoor was part of a Human Rights Watch Advisory Committee.