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Summary In May 2018, the Trump administration formally withdrew from the international nuclear agreement with Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), agreed upon by the Obama administration in July 2015. Over the next…
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The Detention and Deportation of Californian Parents On the morning of February 28, 2017 Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez pulled up to Academia Avance, a mall charter academy in Highland Park, CA, to drop off two of his daughters at school. After dropping off…
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Summary On April 6, 2015, Raul Ernesto Morales-Ramos, a 44-year-old citizen of El Salvador, died at Palmdale Regional Medical Center in Palmdale, California, of organ failure, with signs of widespread cancer. He had entered immigration…
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Summary Why don’t we do routine HIV testing? We cannot afford to treat someone who was identified as HIV-positive. It sounds cold, I know, but that is the reality. –S. Wright, nursing director, Caddo Parish…
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Summary Do you see how much I’m suffering here? Do you think anyone deserves to be punished like this? … Sometimes I get anxious. … I thought about killing myself once, but then I regretted it and told myself I wasn’t going to do it. I said, ‘Lord,…
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In Harm’s Way State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users and HIV in New Orleans Summary Recommendations To the City of New Orleans Health Department To the New …
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Sex Workers at Risk Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution in Four US Cities Summary Key Recommendations To the Police Departments and District Attorneys of New York…
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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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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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  Barred from Treatment Punishment of Drug Users in New York State Prisons Executive Summary Recommendations To the New York State Department of Correctional Services To the New York State Commission on Correction…
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Detained and Dismissed Women’s Struggles to Obtain Health Care in United States Immigration Detention I. Summary II. Methodology III. Background The Immigration Detention System Medical Care in Detention Healthcare Standards Monitoring and…
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Chronic Indifference HIV/AIDS Services for Immigrants Detained by the United States I. Executive Summary II. Recommendations To the U.S. Department of Homeland Security To the Division of Immigration Health Services To Immigration and Customs…
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Custody and Control Conditions of Confinement in New York's Juvenile Prisons for Girls Glossary Summary Recommendations To the Governor of New York and the Commissioner of the Office of Children and Family…
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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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BLOOD, SWEAT, AND FEAR Workers' Rights in U.S. Meat and Poultry Plants Human Rights Watch Copyright 2004 by Human Rights Watch. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of …
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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-…