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Violence in Nzérékoré During Guinea’s Constitutional Referendum and Legislative Elections

The 43-page report, "‘They Let People Kill Each Other’: Violence in Nzérékoré during Guinea’s Constitutional Referendum,” documents the violence which killed at least 32 people and injured more than 90 as clashes between pro-government and opposition supporters ignited longstanding intercommunal and ethnic tensions across Nzérékoré during the elections. Security forces deployed to provide security for the polls did not do enough to prevent the killings or widespread destruction of property, and allegedly killed two people and beat and arbitrarily arrested dozens of men, Human Rights Watch found.

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  • A Report on Human Rights in Haiti in 1984

    This 25 page report by the National Coalition for Haitian Refugees, Americas Watch, and the Lawyers Committee for International Human Rights examines human rights conditions in 1984, a year when respect for human rights continued to be poor, and in some respects deteriorated significantly.
  • The Haitian Reality

    The Committee to Protect Journalists and the the Americas Watch mission to Haiti from August 12-15,1984 to investigate a recent crackdown on the press.
  • A Report on Human Rights in Haiti Based on a Mission of Inquiry

    This 17- page report by the Americas Watch and the Lawyers Committee for International Human Rights finds that the circumstances in which the February 12, 1984 elections were held in Haiti involved, in the words of US Secretary of State George Shultz, a denial of "all the preliminary aspects that make an election really me
  • This 24 page report by the Lawyers Committee for International Human Rights, Americas Watch Committee, and the International League for Human Rights examines the situation of people who support human rights in Haiti, and in particular a series of detentions in May 1983.

  • A Fund for Free Expression Report by Meron Benvenisti

    In its pre-publication review of Palestinian newspapers and magazines, Israel’s military censor blocks the publication not only of supposed national security secrets or material likely to incite violence.