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Summary On October 2, 2016 scores of people, possibly hundreds, died at the annual Irreecha cultural festival of Ethiopia’s ethnic Oromo people, following a stampede triggered by security forces’ use of teargas and discharge of firearms in response…
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Summary I have no hope of getting justice in this crooked system. —Umar Daraz, Karachi, January 2016 How do you expect us to recover stolen items from hardened criminals? Do you think they will agree if we say, ‘Be nice to us and return…
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Summary State security forces in Ethiopia have used excessive and lethal force against largely peaceful protests that have swept through Oromia, the country’s largest region, since November 2015. Over 400 people are estimated to have…
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Map of Malaysia Glossary of Common Terms and Acronyms 1MDB 1 Malaysia Development Berhad Bersih …
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“We are the Walking Dead” Killings of Shia Hazara in Balochistan, Pakistan Glossary Map of Pakistan Map of Balochistan Summary…
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“They Know Everything We Do” Telecom and Internet Surveillance in Ethiopia Summary Recommendations To the Government of Ethiopia To International Technology and…
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“A Long Way from Reconciliation” Abusive Military Crackdown in Response to Security Threats in Côte d’Ivoire Maps Summary Recommendations Methodology…
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“We Can Torture, Kill, or Keep You for Years” Enforced Disappearances by Pakistan Security Forces in Balochistan Map of Balochistan Summary Key Recommendations Methodology      Background: Conflict and Abuses in…
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Summary “They don’t come with a gun and say sign this document [party membership] but there are one hundred ways of putting pressure.” —Aid official, Addis Ababa, June 16, 2009 On May 23, 2010, Ethiopian citizens…
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Summary Tens of thousands of ethnic Somali civilians living in eastern Ethiopia's SomaliRegionalState are experiencing serious abuses and a looming humanitarian crisis in the context of a little-known conflict between the…
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 "The BestSchool" Student Violence, Impunity, and the Crisis in Côte d'Ivoire Map of Côte d'Ivoire Glossary of Acronyms Summary Recommendations To the Presidency To the Ministry of Justice To the…
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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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August 2001                                                                                                                        Vol. 13, No.6 (A) CôTE D'IVOIRE THE NEW RACISM The Political Manipulation of Ethnicity in…
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On Tuesday May 8, 2001, the police arrested Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam, the founder and first chairman of Ethiopia's Human Rights Council (EHRCO), and Dr. Berhanu Nega, an academic and human rights activist associated with EHRCO, on claims that they…
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Government efforts to Islamicize Pakistan's civil and criminal law, which began in earnest in the early 1980s, have dangerously undermined fundamental rights of freedom of religion and expression, and have led to serious abuses against the country's…