Open Letter Criticizes Human Rights Watch On Nicaragua

By Nan McCurdy, Popular Resistance -

I am writing to protest vigorously about your August 23rd press report in which you accuse two Nicaraguan police officials of leading the ‘assassination of dozens of protesters’ during the [...]

Rwanda: Another Example Of Human Rights Watch As An Arm Of US Empire

By Ann Garrison, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Ann Garrison for Black Agenda Report - Human Rights Watch acts as an arm of U.S. foreign policy. This phony “rights” organization backs the deportation and prosecution of Rwandan dissidents [...]

Human Rights Watch: The Empire’s Human Rights Group

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - In its 2016 World report, Human Rights Watch shows how deeply it shares the U.S. government’s concern about its declining influence in Latin America. Executive director Ken [...]

Media Don’t See Problem With HRW’s Proximity To Power

By Keane Bhatt, www.fair.org -

In late 2010, a US District Court judge threw out a case filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights against President Barack Obama. The groups had argued [...]

Nobel Peace Laureates Slam Human Rights Watch

By Mairead Maguire, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Richard Falk, Richard Falk and Keane Bhatt, www.alternet.org -

The credibility of a global human-rights organization depends on its independence. Human Rights Watch has done important, critical work, but it can do better. It should implement at least a [...]

Human Rights Watch’s Weak Position On Drones

By Jeffrey Bachman, www.commondreams.org -

In an effort to defend Human Rights Watch against recent criticism that its cozy relationship with the U.S. government threatens its objectivity, Executive Director Kenneth Roth and Reed Brody, [...]