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Human Rights Watch Director Expelled from Israel

Human Rights Watch Director Expelled from Israel

April 30, 2019

Omar Shakir, director of HRW was given two weeks to leave Israel. “This is really the first time a court has put its seal on the government’s relentless effort to target advocacy around Palestinian human rights.”  Once again he plans to appeal his deportation order

Israeli Interference in British Politics: Targeted against Corbyn

Israeli Interference in British Politics: Targeted against Corbyn

February 25, 2019

Asa Winstanley discusses the coordinated incitement campaign against critical voices in the UK. On the same day that the Israeli lobby attacked Congresswoman Ilhan Omar in the U.S, British right-wing activists launched an attack on Human Rights Watch, and later on Jeremy Corbyn

Omar Shakir on Israel-Palestine

June 11, 2018
TRNN speaks with Omar Shakir, the director of HRW in Israel-Palestine about his deportation order

Iran Accused of Using Afghan Child Soldiers in Syria

November 8, 2017

Human Rights Watch says Iran has sent thousands of Afghan refugees to fight in Syria, including children as young as 14. We speak to journalist and author Emran Feroz.

Documents Raise Fears of Pentagon Domestic Spying

November 2, 2017

Newly revealed documents tie the Pentagon to widespread warrantless surveillance of US citizens and non-citizen residents, a major threat to constitutional rights, says Sarah St. Vincent of Human Rights Watch

US Interrogates Prisoners at UAE Torture Sites in Yemen

June 22, 2017

U.S. officials interrogated prisoners at United Arab Emirates-linked secret prisons in Yemen where extreme torture is routine, says Human Rights Watch’s Kristine Beckerle

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

June 11, 2017
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

Peace In Colombia

October 7, 2016
The prize is important because it can help overcome the referendum vote against the peace agreement, says Cristin Espinel of the Colombian Human Rights Committee

2014 Winter Olympics

February 6, 2014
Slava Mogutin: Sochi Olympics can serve as a platform to challenge discrimination, violence and intimidation targeting Russia’s LGBTQ community