This report was researched and written by a consultant to the Africa Division of Human Rights Watch, with the assistance of Tiseke Kasambala, researcher in the Africa Division.
The report was edited by Jon Elliot, Advocacy Director in the Africa Division; Jim Ross, Legal and Policy director; and Andrew Mawson, Deputy Director of the Program Office of Human Rights Watch.
Production assistance was provided by Jeffrey Severson, associate in the Africa Division. Anna Lopriore coordinated photo preparation and Grace Choi prepared the report for publication.
Human Rights Watch is grateful to all persons interviewed for this report and to all local civil society organizations that provided valuable information for this report.