Human Rights Watch World Report, 2017
16th Nov, 2017
Human Rights Watch World Report, 2017 for GS Mains
Human Rights Watch (HRW)
is an international non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. HRW is headquartered in New York City with offices in Amsterdam, Beirut, Berlin, Brussels, Chicago, Geneva, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Nairobi, Paris, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Zürich. The group pressures governments, policy makers and human rights abusers to denounce abuse and respect human rights, and the group often works on behalf of refugees, children, migrants and political prisoners.
World Report 2017
summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide.
2. Different issues raised by report
3. Steps needed
4. Human Rights Watch report on India