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IOC faces stark differences in Olympic host hopefuls

...have been assailed for their human rights records. Human Rights Watch issued a report this week criticizing Kazakhstan's...Minky Worden, global initiatives director at Human Rights Watch, said in a telephone interview, urging the IOC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-26/ioc-faces-stark-differen
Augusta attorney reaches out to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder regarding lawsuits against Sentinel

...percent of those courts use private probation companies.In January 2014, the international nonprofit organization Human Rights Watch issued a report mirroring many of the critical allegations lodged in the local civil lawsuits. In February 2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-24/augusta-attorney-fires
Olympics are returning to Beijing in 2022 - this time in winter

...who said the situation in China hasn't improved since the 2008 Olympics. Sophie Richardson, China director at Human Rights Watch, called it a "a slap in the face to China's besieged human rights activists.""Over the next seven years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-31/olympics-are-returning-b
F1 leader Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain GP ahead of Kimi Raikkonen, Nico Rosberg

...record.Known as the Baku European Grand Prix, it is to be held as a street race in Baku.A report this year by Human Rights Watch said that there had been a deterioration in the former Soviet Republic state's record, with more than 30 human...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-19/f1-leader-lewis-hamilton-w
Atlanta's civil rights museum also looks at other struggles

...well as Atlanta's role in the movement.In the human rights gallery, activists selected by the advocacy group Human Rights Watch are shown in nearly life-size photos representing immigrant rights and disability rights in the U.S.; women's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/atlantas-civil-rights-museum-also-l
A trap for probationers

...and even the number of people they supervise ? can become secret if the bill becomes law.The organization Human Rights Watch estimates Georgia's private probation industry generated $40 million in revenue last year.Privatization usually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-22/trap-probationers
Senator received support from probation firm owner, bondsmen group

...Chris Albin-Lackey, a senior researcher with Human Rights Watch whose work led to a scathing report about private...imprisonment of probationers who don't pay their fees. Human Rights Watch estimated that private probation firms in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-18/senator-received-suppo
Governor Nathan Deal vetoes private probation bill

...this year's session at a cost of more than $10,000 each.Despite a scathing report on private probation by Human Rights Watch earlier this year, the General Assembly passed the bill in March.On Friday, state auditors who watch over government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-29/governor-nathan-deal-v
Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in the private probation lawsuits

...detailed in the civil lawsuits.The Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts performance audit, and a study by the Human Rights Watch group in February found fault with the practices of private probation companies and a lack of oversight provided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-20/georgia-supreme-court-
Putin bans rallies in Sochi near the 2014 Olympics

...voiced concerns about what they described as the "harassment and intimidation of civil society" advocates in Sochi. Human Rights Watch said in a statement that environmental, human rights and other activists have been "the targets of attacks, detention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-08-23/putin-bans-rallies-sochi