Return of Displaced Persons and Other Human Rights Issues in Bijeljina
More than four and a half years after the war ended in Bosnia and Hercegovina, many ethnic minorities are still unable to repossess their homes in the Bosnian Serb town of Bijeljina, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. An estimated 27,000 out of a pre-war population of 30,000 non-Serbs were expelled from Bijeljina during the war.
The U.S. war on drugs has been waged overwhelmingly against black Americans, Human Rights Watchcharged in a new report released today. In ten states, black men are sent to prison on drug charges at 27 to 57 times the rate of white men.
The bleak reality of Tibet under Chinese control, as never before seen in print. Through photographs, history, personal interviews and stories, Tibet Since 1950 looks beyond Tibet's Shangri-la image to the impact of Chinese political repression on Tibetan lives. Fifty years of direct Chinese government control has altered every aspect of the culture, politics, economy, and religion in Tibet.