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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 For 20 years, coal companies blasted off the mountaintops around the house of Rick Bradford, a retired teacher in Edwight, West Virginia, to excavate thin coal seams buried hundreds of feet deep. After detonating millions of pounds…
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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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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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Fields of Peril Child Labor in US Agriculture Maria M. Marcos S. I. Summary and Key Recommendations Key Recommendations II. Methodology III. Child Farmworkers in the United States IV…
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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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On the Margins of Profit Rights at Risk in the Global Economy Summary Background: Understanding the Different Ways Business Activity Can Infringe Human Rights Impacts: A Selection from Reporting by Human…
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Detained Without Trial Abuse of Internal Security Act Detainees in Malaysia I. Summary Methodology II. Background III. Current Detainees IV. Physical Abuse and Ill-Treatment of ISA Detainees in Kamunting Detention Center The December 2004 Incident at…
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The global scandal of violence against children is a horror story too often untold. With malice and clear intent, violence is used against the members of society least able to protect themselves—children in school, in orphanages, on the street, in refugee…
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In this report, Human Rights Watch charges the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) with violating the rights of unaccompanied children in its custody. The report finds that roughly one-third of detained children are held in punitive, jail-…
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