Zambian President Edgar Lungu recently reacted to news that commercial farms had forcibly evicted rural residents by insisting that investors properly compensate the displaced and “respect the rule of law.” But so far, no one seems to be listening.
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Abuse of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates
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HRW interviewed 296 survivors of sexual slavery and rape. These are some of their stories.
Despite a rare peaceful transition of power and relatively peaceful elections in the Central African Republic, the country remained insecure, unstable, and beset by serious human rights violations.
Otsieno NamwayaAfrica researcher
Democracy has died in Cambodia; Russia vetoes Syria resolution; UN condemns ethnic cleansing in Burma; Russian parliament targets media; Mass graves in Indonesia; Azerbaijani political activist in prison; Pakistan's enforced disappearances; Seriously ill activists jailed in China; Refugees without shelter in Paris.
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This report documents 305 cases of rape and sexual slavery by members of armed groups between early 2013 and mid-2017. The predominantly Muslim Seleka and the largely Christian and animist militia known as “anti-balaka,” two main parties to the conflict, have used sexual violence as revenge for perceived support of those on the other side of the sectarian divide.
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