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Egypt arrests and threatens to deport Syrian refugees: HRW

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has been detaining Syrian refugees without charge and threatening to deport them in a climate of growing hostility since the army seized power this month, the rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday. Full story

Rights group admits Congo report error, says conclusions stand

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch on Tuesday acknowledged including erroneous testimony in a report alleging that rebels in Congo carried out summary executions, raped women and recruited children while receiving support from Rwanda, but said it stands by the report's conclusions. Full story

Cameroon must investigate gay rights activist killing: groups

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Campaign groups urged Cameroon to carry out a thorough investigation into the brutal killing of a gay rights activist, the latest attack on people fighting to legalize homosexuality in the central African country. Full story

Photo emerges from Snowden meeting in Russia

Human Rights Watch tweeted a photo of NSA leaker Edward Snowden Friday morning as he met with them in Moscow. Full story

As Egyptian unrests grows, sexual assaults are rampant

A new Human Rights Watch report says that mobs in Egypt sexually assaulted, and in some instances, raped at least 91 women in a four-day period. Activists are trying to protect women protestors. Full story

Syria neighbors block thousands from fleeing: rights group

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's neighbors have closed or tightened restrictions at several border crossings, leaving tens of thousands of people stranded within Syria's dangerous frontier regions, Human Rights Watch said on Monday. Full story

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  Rights group: Syria 'deliberately targeting civilians'

Human Rights Watch alleges that Syria's air force is targeting the innocent, with one medical facility being hit eight times. ITV's Richard Pallot reports.

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Former intelligence agency contractor Snowden speaks to human rights representatives in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport
Former intelligence agency contractor Snowden speaks to human rights representatives in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport

Former intelligence agency contractor Edward Snowden speaks to human rights representatives in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport in this July 12, 2013 picture provided by Human Rights Watch. REUTERS/Human Rights Watch/Handout

Snowden in Moscow
Snowden in Moscow

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