Skip to content Skip to navigation

Social:

RSS:

App:

Vatican Radio

The voice of the Pope and the Church in dialogue with the World

language:

Human Rights Watch

Refugee children in Greece returning from school

Syrian children come home from a local greek school.

The battle for children's rights continues

20/04/2017 12:57

People around the world were shocked to see horrific images of children who drowned in the attempt to flee conflict or were victims of the chemical bombing in Syria. Tragic events such as these remind us of the importance to protect children from harm, whatever the cause may be.

Afghan refugees in Pakistan protesting against their repatriation.

Afghan refugees in Pakistan protesting against their repatriation.

Rights group says Pakistan forcing Afghan refugees home

13/02/2017 15:40

Human Rights Watch says Pakistan is forcing hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees back to their homeland, which is still beset by war and crushing poverty.

 

Refugee advocates in Sydney, Australia, calling for the closure of the detention centres in Nauru and Manus Island.

Refugee advocates in Sydney, Australia, calling for the closure of the detention centres in Nauru and Manus Island.

Australia causing refugees 'severe and lasting harm' - HRW

13/01/2017 15:45

In its annual global report, Human Rights Watch described Australia's poor treatment of refugees in offshore detention camps as "draconian". 

 

Edgar Matobato testifying before the Philippine Senate about president Duterte's involvement in extra-judicial killings

Edgar Matobato testifying before the Philippine Senate about president Duterte's involvement in extra-judicial killings

HRW urges independent probe into Duterte’s role in extrajudicial killings

16/09/2016 16:42

Human Rights Watch is urging an independent investigation, involving the UN, into ‎into allegations of Filipino presidnet Duterte's involvement in extrajudicial killings.

 

Young Iraqis in a shelter in Bahrka camp

Young Iraqis, fleeing violence by IS in Tal Afar, at a make-shift school the Bahrka camp, near Arbil in the autonomous Kurdistan region.

Human Rights Watch calls for probe into Iraqi airstrike

15/09/2014 15:55

Human Rights Watch calls for probe into Iraqi airstrike on a school housing displaced families that killed 31 civilians, including 24 children.