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HRW: Security Measures Chip Away at Human Rights Worldwide

The international organization Human Rights Watch says world governments make a serious mistake when they sacrifice human rights in the name of tightening security measures. In its annual review of global human rights released Thursday, the group said Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, Israel and the United States are among the nations using security concerns to justify the violation of human rights. According to Executive Director Kenneth Roth, tightening security can be...

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