This report was edited by Brad Adams, executive director for the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch; Sophie Richardson, advocacy director for the Asia Division and Ian Gorvin, consultant in the Program Office. Dinah PoKempner, general counsel for Human Rights Watch, provided legal review.

Andrea Cottom and Dominique Chambless, associates in the Asia Division, provided administrative and technical assistance. Production assistance was provided by Andrea Holley, Rafael Jimenez, Fitzroy Hepkins and Jose Martinez.

Human Rights Watch wishes to thank the C.E. and S. Foundation, as well as a very generous anonymous donor, for their support.

Above all, thanks go to the many journalists who provided us with their accounts, thus making this report possible.