This report was written by Reed Brody, special counsel with Human Rights Watch. Additional research assistance was provided by interns Reyko Huang and Pauline Busson, and by Joanne Mariner, deputy director of the Americas division. Joe Saunders, deputy program director, edited the report; Wilder Tayler, legal and policy director, provided a legal review. Rania Suidan, associate, prepared the report for publication. Andrea Holley, publications director for Human Rights Watch, and Fitzroy Hepkins, mail manager, made possible the production of this report.
Human Rights Watch would also like to thank the Open Society
Institute, the Overbrook Foundation, F. & J.S. Fund, The New York Community
Trust, and Vanguard Charitable Endowment, as well as a group of generous
individuals who made this work possible, including Franz Allina, Felice Shea,
Marcia Allina, Lloyd Morrisett, Wendy Mackenzie, Victor Navasky, Paula Oppenheim,
Richard Sutton, and Richard Lane.