Indonesia to Expand Abusive Blasphemy Law

Expand Muslim protesters display flags with Arabic writings that read: “There’s no God but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger” during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.  © AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim Indonesia is set to expand its abusive blasphemy laws as part of an overhaul of the country’s Criminal Code. In September […]

Syria: US Coalition Should Address Civilian Harm

Expand Destroyed house from US-led coalition strike that killed 13 civilians in Tal al-Jayer, Syria in July 2017. © 2019 Sara Kayyali/Human Rights Watch (Beirut) – The United States-led coalition against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS) should address the harm to civilians during military operations in Syria, Human Rights Watch said today. Independent […]

Brazil: Mothers at Risk of Illegal Detention

Expand A female inmate with four of her five children cry during a visit at Talavera Bruce penitentiary in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Nov. 23, 2017.  © Silvia Izquierdo/AP Photo Brazilian mothers of small children and of people with disabilities and pregnant women accused of non-violent crimes remain in pretrial detention despite a new […]