April 22, 2013


This report was researched and written by Matthew Smith, consultant for Human Rights Watch. It was edited by Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch; James Ross, legal and policy director; and Joseph Saunders, deputy program director. Portions of the report were also reviewed by Bill Frelick, Refugee director, and Bede Sheppard, senior researcher in the Child Rights division.

Layout and production assistance was provided by Storm Tiv and Jake Scobey-Thal, Asia division associates; Grace Choi, publications director; Ivy Shen, multimedia associate; Kathy Mills, publications specialist; and Josh Lyons, satellite imagery analyst.

We extend special thanks to all those individuals and organizations who aided in this research and who generously shared their time, energy, and experiences with Human Rights Watch.