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Summary This is what I have to say about the wounds on the body of the said accused. Since he was a hard core criminal, he refused to give any information. It was essential to get that information from him, that’s why [the police] used the “truth…
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“They Say We’re Dirty” Denying an Education to India’s Marginalized Glossary Summary Failures in State Responses…
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Summary The rape and murder of a student in New Delhi on December 16, 2012, followed by large public protests, has led to a great deal of soul searching about the problem of sexual violence in India. Politicians, lawyers, women’s rights activists, and…
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  Schools and Armed Conflict A Global Survey of Domestic Laws and State Practice Protecting Schools from Attack and Military Use Summary Recommendations Introduction Methodology …
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Sabotaged Schooling Naxalite Attacks and Police Occupationof Schools in India's Bihar and Jharkhand States I. Summary Attacks on schools by Naxalites Occupation of schools by security forces …
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Dangerous Duty Children and the Chhattisgarh Conflict Map Glossary/ Abbreviations     Summary II.   Recommendations To the Indian central government To the Chhattisgarh state government To the Andhra Pradesh state government To the CPI (Maoist) party…
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"Being Neutral is Our Biggest Crime" Government, Vigilante, and Naxalite Abuses in India's ChhattisgarhState Maps Glossary/ Abbreviations    Summary Government and Salwa Judum abuses Abuses by Naxalites …
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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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I. Summary In the quiet of the Ramadan afternoon, as Muslim Kashmiris wait to break their fast, the only sound is the wailing of a mother. It is a relentless, desolate howl. People start to gather, standing around in sullen silence. An…
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The following account was told to Human Rights Watch by an elderly Anuak man from a village called Otiel in Gambella.For three months in mid-2004, a small garrison of Ethiopian National Defense Force soldiers was stationed just outside of his…
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Future Forsaken Abuses Against Children Affected by HIV/AIDS in India Map Glossary.. I.  Summary.. II.  Background.. HIV/AIDS in India Government Bodies Responsible for HIV/AIDS-Affected Children…
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POLICY PARALYSIS: A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA      SUMMARY II. ABUSES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS.. HIV/AIDS and Abuse of Girls Risks to Women and Girls in…
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                                                                                                             Small Change Bonded Child Labor in India's Silk Industry I.  SUMMARY.. Poverty, Education and Caste India's Legal Obligations Scope…
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India has the largest population of street children in the world.2 At least eighteen million children live or work on the streets of urban India, laboring as porters at bus or railway terminals; as mechanics in informal auto-repair shops; as vendors…
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Throughout the world, thousands of children are used as soldiers in armed conflicts. Although international law forbids recruiting children under fifteen as soldiers, such young children may be found in government armies and, more commonly, in armed rebel…