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Burundi: Rights Defender Detained

Authorities in Burundi have been holding a human rights activist since November 21, 2017, Human Rights Watch said on Dec 13, 2017. The authorities should immediately release the activist, Nestor Nibitanga, or charge him wi...

Singapore: Laws Chill Free Speech, Assembly

The Singapore government’s use of overly broad criminal laws, oppressive regulations, and civil lawsuits severely curtails freedom of speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Dec 13.

Bangladesh moves to protect Rohingya children from diphtheria

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A young woman and a baby waiting to be immunized watch as a health worke...

WFP Welcomes Support From Kuwait Red Crescent Society For Rohingya Refugees

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a US$500,000 contribution from the Kuwait Red Crescent Society for urgent food assistance to Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state for sa...