GROPED AND GRABBED
Sexually Harassed—and Cruelly Arrested—in Egypt
THE PLAY’S THE THING
Putin Didn’t Murder the Playwrights. He Broke Their Hearts.
Missing Princess of Dubai: Foiled Escape or Complete Fraud?
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.
‘Burned Like Animals’
Bombshell Drone Report
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.
Russia’s Rotten Journalist Murders
The country’s top human-rights reporters are being threatened and killed in broad daylight—and some think the government is to blame.
Human Rights Watch Owes Israel an Apology
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."
My 36 Hours in Egyptian Captivity
Human rights worker Daniel Williams tells of the terrifying time he spent in military detention in Cairo last week, having been arrested by Egyptian soldiers.