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Summary “I skip a meal so my children can eat and to ensure that the bills are paid.” -Janet, 35, March 2020   “Janet R.,” 35, a single mother who works at a college student advice center in London, suddenly found herself on the verge of financial…
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Summary This report examines the responsibility of four European development banks for abusive practices on oil palm plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These banks – BIO, from Belgium; CDC Group, from the United Kingdom; DEG, from Germany…
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 Tens of thousands of families in the United Kingdom every year do not have enough food to live on and are turning to sources of non-state charitable aid. This new phenomenon of growing hunger for some of the least…
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 [They] just came in with an agenda of cutting my 15 hours per week to 6.5. They announced it. They told me ‘We are not there to give you more, but we are going to cut it.’ They had worked out that that was what I…
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Summary Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 62 people and arrested hundreds of others during protests across the country between December 19 and 22, 2016, after President Joseph Kabila refused to step down at the end of…
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 Since 2011, violence in Syria has forcibly displaced at least 1.6 million school-age children to other countries in the region. Before the conflict, more than 90 percent of Syrian children attended primary school and 70 percent…
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 Glossary of Armed Forces and Groups in Eastern Congo
 
 A number of non-state armed groups, as well as the Congolese armed forces, committed serious abuses against civilians in eastern Congo between 2012 and 2014. Some of these groups are…
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 Operation Likofi
 Police Killings and Enforced Disappearances in Kinshasa, Democratic

 Republic of CongoTABLE OF CONTENTS
 Map of Kinshasa
 Summary
 Recommendations
 To Congo’s Government…
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 Hidden Away
 Abuses against Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK
 Summary
 Findings
 Obligations
 Recommendations
 To the UK Government
 To the UK Parliament
 To the Home…
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 Whose Development?
 Human Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone’s Mining Boom
 Map of

 Sierra Leone
 Summary
 Recommendations
 To the

 Government of Sierra Leone
 To the
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 With the rapid development and proliferation of robotic

 weapons, machines are starting to take the place of humans on the battlefield.

 Some military and robotics experts have…
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 Introduction
 
 
 
 
 
 In

 March 2011 the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno-Ocampo,
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        Always
 on the Run           
 The Vicious Cycle of Displacement in Eastern Congo
 Map of the Democratic Republic of
 Congo
 Glossary of Acronyms
 Who’s Who
 Summary
 Recommendations
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 Without Suspicion
 Stop and Search
 under the Terrorism Act 2000
 Executive Summary
 Recommendations
 I. Background
 Introduction of the Terrorism Act 2000
 Growing Domestic Criticism.. 
 II. Section 44…
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  “No Questions Asked”
 Intelligence Cooperation with Countries that Torture 
 Executive Summary
 Background
 International Law on Torture
 The obligation to prevent and punish
 torture
 Torture material as evidence…
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 Trail of Death
 
 Maps
 I. Summary
 II. Methodology
 III. Recommendations
 IV. Introduction
 Operation Lightning Thunder and its
 Aftermath
 Strength of the LRA
 V. Massacre in the Makombo Area
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 Fast-Tracked Unfairness
 
 Detention
 and Denial of Women Asylum Seekers in the UK 
 I. Summary
 Methodology
 II.
 Recommendations
 III.
 Background
 The Standard
 Asylum Procedure
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  “You Will Be Punished” Attacks on Civilians in Eastern Congo Maps Summary Methodology Recommendations I. Background Conflict in Eastern Congo Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) National Congress for the Defense of the People (CNDP…
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 Cruel Britannia
 British
 Complicity in the Torture and Ill-treatment of Terror Suspects in Pakistan 
 Cruel Britannia
 Summary
 Key Recommendations
 The British government should:
 Methodology
 I. Background…
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 Soldiers Who
 Rape, Commanders Who Condone
 Sexual
 Violence and Military Reform in the Democratic Republic of Congo
 Map of North
 and South Kivu
 Acronyms
 Summary
 Recommendations
 Methodology
 I.…