President al-Sisi’s security forces may have wanted to send a message to Fathy’s husband to stop investigating the death of an Italian researcher.
When Mikhail Ugarov and Yelina Gremina died only 45 days apart after producing a play about Sergei Magnitsky, conspiracy theories were rife. But the truth is simpler, and sadder.
Dubai’s a sunny place for shady people. Maybe Latifa really was fleeing the clutches of her father. But her choice of friends doesn’t inspire confidence in her story.
Gruesome and exhaustive, a new report from Human Rights Watch portrays a U.S. killing program gone terribly awry. Abby Haglage on the 97-page document’s most disturbing findings.
The country’s top human-rights reporters are being threatened and killed in broad daylight—and some think the government is to blame.
In the wake of Judge Richard Goldstone's landmark op-ed in The Washington Post, Stuart Robinowitz says Human Rights Watch should issue a mea culpa for its allegations that Israel committed war crimes in the deaths of civilians in Gaza—and return to the nonpartisan humanitarian goals for which it was created. In a rebuttal, HRW's Iain Levine writes that Goldstone, far from "retracting" his entire report on the Gaza war, "only reconsidered the report's conclusion that Israel had a policy of deliberately targeting civilians in Gaza—a charge Human Rights Watch never made."