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Summary As the harmful effects of immigration detention become more widely known and the appropriateness of detaining migrants is increasingly questioned, governments are looking at alternatives to detention as more humane and rights-respecting…
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Summary The mayor said, “All thieves must be killed.” He said it was an order. −Witness to the execution of Fulgence Rukundo on December 6, 2016 Rwandan security forces summarily executed at least…
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Branded for Life Florida’s Prosecution of Children as Adults under its “Direct File” Statute Summary Recommendations To the Florida Legislature To Elected State…
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Raised on the Registry The Irreparable Harm of Placing Children on Sex Offender Registries in the US Summary A Policy Based on a Misconception Long-Term Impact on Youth…
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Summary I want the world to know that here they are executing [juvenile offenders]. No one cares or checks these juvenile cases.… If you don’t have anybody [to help…
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Summary Being in isolation to me felt like I was on an island all alone[,] dying a slow death from the inside out. —Letter from Kyle B. (pseudonym), from California to Human Rights…
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Classrooms in the Crosshairs Military Use of Schools in Yemen’s Capital Summary Government Forces and Non-State Armed Groups Methodology I. Background II. Occupation of…
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Summary During a protest in Turkey in 2010, two students unfurled a banner that read, “We want free education, we will get it.” For this act and participation in other non-violent political …
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I. Youth Sentenced to Die in California Prisons When I die, that’s when they’ll send me home. —Charles T., sentenced to life in prison…
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Against All Odds Prison Conditions for Youth Offenders Serving Life without Parole Sentences in the United States Summary Recommendations To the President of the United States To the United States Congress To State and…
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Getting Away with Torture The Bush Administration and Mistreatment of Detainees Summary Recommendations I. Background: Official Sanction for Crimes against Detainees II.…
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No Equal Justice The Prison Litigation Reform Act in the United States I. Summary II. Recommendations III. Incarceration in the United States IV. Enactment of the Prison Litigation Reform Act V. The…
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No Direction Home Returns from Guantanamo to Yemen Summary Recommendations To the Government of the United States To the Government of Yemen To the League of Arab States, Member States of the European…
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The Last Holdouts Ending the Juvenile Death Penalty in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Pakistan, and Yemen Introduction........................................................................................................................ The Juvenile…
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  Adults Before Their Time  Children in Saudi Arabia's Criminal Justice System I. Summary Abuses of Children in Conflict with the Law.. Criminalizing Foreign Children in Need of…
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"When I Die, They'll Send Me Home" Youth Sentenced to Life without Parole in California Summary Methodology Recommendations To the Governor of California To the California State Legislature To State and…
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Acknowledgements Human Rights Watch would like to thank all of the survivors of sexual violence, former offenders and their families, social workers, advocates, law enforcement officials, and attorneys who shared their…