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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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 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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 Jail Ogaden is unthinkable. From the moment you are put there until the moment you are released, you do not know if you are alive or dead. You are tortured and humiliated day and night, you are starved, [and] you…
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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 to…
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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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 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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Summary Climate change is here with us. We cannot stop it. The only way is to see how to work around it. -- Peter Ekai Lokoel, Deputy Governor Turkana, September 2014 Over the past century, the average annual temperature on earth has increased, the…
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 Berhanena Selam Printing Enterprise 
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 Hidden Away
 Abuses against Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK
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 To the UK Parliament
 To the Home…
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 “They Know Everything We Do”
 Telecom and Internet Surveillance in Ethiopia
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 Government of Ethiopia
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 International Technology and Telecom…
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 Whose Development?
 Human Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone’s Mining Boom
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 Sierra Leone
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 Government of Sierra Leone
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 “One [police officer] hit me on the back of my head
 with a long black stick and blindfolded me. They took me to their office. These
 were interrogators…. They slapped me on 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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 Located in southern Ethiopia the Lower Omo Valley is one of the most remote and culturally diverse places in East Africa and amongst the most unique ecological areas in the world. Believed to have been a crossroads for…
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 AAAS   American
 Association for the Advancement of Science
 ACHPR    African
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 Development without Freedom
 How Aid Underwrites Repression in Ethiopia
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 Ethiopia
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 To the
 Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of…
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 Without Suspicion
 Stop and Search
 under the Terrorism Act 2000
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 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 
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 Background
 International Law on Torture
 The obligation to prevent and punish
 torture
 Torture material as evidence…
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 “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 will vote…