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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
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Summary Since Mohammed VI became king in 1999, tens of Moroccans have been imprisoned solely for their nonviolent speech, under both the press code and the penal code. They include journalists convicted of defaming persons,…
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Summary Malaysia’s use of criminal laws to arrest, question, and prosecute individuals for peaceful speech and assembly has deepened in the year since Human Rights Watch published Creating a Culture of Fear: The Criminalization of…
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Summary “We want to end impunity in Ivory Coast. No one is above the law. All those that committed blood crimes will be punished ... There will be no exceptions.” —Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara, Dakar, May…
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Summary Because of the pain I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t talk to my friends. I wanted to crush my head against the wall and shake…. …. My pain tears me apart.. —Adil Akram, 29, who battled cancer in his leg for…
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Abbreviations AFJ-CI Association des Femmes Juristes de Côte d’Ivoire (Association of Women Jurists for Côte d’Ivoire) CDVR Commission…
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Map of Malaysia Glossary of Common Terms and Acronyms 1MDB 1 Malaysia Development Berhad Bersih …
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Summary In October 2011, judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) authorized the court’s prosecutor to open an investigation into crimes committed during Côte d’Ivoire’s 2010-2011 post-election crisis. The crisis began after…
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A Note on Gender Identity This report addresses human rights abuses faced by transgender people in Malaysia. “Transgender” is an inclusive term for anyone whose sex assigned to them at birth—i.e., the designation as “female” or…
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“No Answers, No Apology” Police Abuses and Accountability in Malaysia Glossary Map of Malaysia Summary Key Recommendations To the Government of Malaysia To the…
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Map Summary We know … that we are clandestine migrants, illegal …
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“That Land Is My Family’s Wealth” Addressing Land Dispossession after Côte d’Ivoire’s Post-Election Conflict Maps Summary Recommendations To the President, Prime Minister,…
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Summary After the Moroccan boxer Zakaria Moumni won the light-contact boxing world championship in 1999, he repeatedly contacted Moroccan authorities to claim a job in the Youth…
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Turning Rhetoric into Reality Accountability for Serious International Crimes in Côte d’Ivoire Summary The Imperative for Impartial Justice Necessary Steps for Ivorian…
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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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Lonely Servitude Child Domestic Labor in Morocco Summary Under-Age Employment Deceptive Intermediaries Abusive and Exploitative Working Conditions Progress …
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Summary A broker said that the company is looking for women to work in Malaysia. When I asked if there is anyone who will help my daughter if she is in…
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 “They Killed Them Like It Was Nothing” The Need for Justice for Côte d’Ivoire’s Post-Election Crimes Summary Recommendations To President Alassane Ouattara,…
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 Morocco: “Stop Looking for Your Son” Illegal Detentions under the Counterterrorism Law Summary Recommendations to the Government of Morocco Introduction Methodology Preventing Torture and Ill-Treatment:  Morocco…
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Afraid and Forgotten Lawlessness, Rape, and Impunity in Western Côte d’Ivoire Map of Côte d’Ivoire Map of Côte d’Ivoire’s Far West Summary Recommendations Methodology Background Violence…