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Summary At Gikondo they beat us with clubs on our heads and the backs of our feet. They said that as long as we live on the streets, they will beat us. – Former 15-year-old male Gikondo detainee, May 2019. For over a…
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Summary In late 2015 the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab forcibly abducted Hamza, a 15-year-old boy from the contested town of Merka in southern Somalia, and took him to one of the group’s training camps. After two and half months of…
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Summary They came into my cell, took my handcuffs off and covered my eyes. Then they walked me out and into the bush on a path I did not know. They put me on my knees, tied a shirt around my arms and said, “Now it is too late for you.” They took out…
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Summary The mayor said, “All thieves must be killed.” He said it was an order. −Witness to the execution of Fulgence Rukundo on December 6, 2016 Rwandan security forces summarily executed at least…
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Summary The authorities, the public, and the militants are all hostile to us. We are like fish in poisonous waters, we can be attacked or killed at any time. Journalist working in Galkayo, February 2015 …
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Summary Patients have been inside for a long time. The centers are not catering for people to return to society, patients are not getting any counselling or psychotherapy. When they are discharged, they are not given any prescription…
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Summary Everyone here in Kigali can be arrested and taken to Kwa Kabuga. When you spend a day without being arrested, you say God has been good. −Former detainee in Gikondo Transit Center, Kigali, March 2014…
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Introduction Unprecedented numbers of people are taking dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean to reach countries of the European Union. Migrants and asylum seekers have been crossing the Mediterranean for decades. The numbers have…
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Summary On November 4, 2013, the first day of the Islamic New Year, Saudi police and labor authorities launched a nationwide campaign to locate, detain, and deport undocumented migrant…
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“The Power These Men Have Over Us” Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by African Union Forces in Somalia Map Summary Key Recommendations To AMISOM Troop-…
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The Courts of “Absolute Power” Fair Trial Violations by Somalia’s Military Court Summary Recommendations To the President To the Somali Parliament To the Chief…
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“Here, Rape is Normal” A Five-Point Plan to Curtail Sexual Violence in Somalia Map: IDP Settlements in Mogadishu Summary Key Recommendations Methodology Sexual …
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Summary Arif B. was just 15 years old in early 2011 when he left Afghanistan to travel to Indonesia by himself.He borrowed US$7,000 to pay smugglers to bring him to…
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“You Are All Terrorists” Kenyan Police Abuse of Refugees in Nairobi Map Summary Recommendations To the Government of Kenya…
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Hostages of the Gatekeepers Abuses against Internally Displaced in Mogadishu, Somalia Map 1: Somalia Map 2: Districts of Mogadishu Summary Key Recommendations To the…
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Glossary of Abbreviations AP Administration Police CID Criminal Investigation Department DO District Officer DRA Department of…
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No Place for Children Child Recruitment, Forced Marriage, and Attacks on Schools in Somalia Map of Somalia Summary Key Recommendations To the Transitional…
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Summary Increased fighting since late 2010 in southern Somalia between forces allied to the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and the…
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Copyright: 2007 National University of Rwanda-Centre for Geographic Information System & Remote Sensing I. Summary Rwanda is about to complete one of the most ambitious transitional justice experiments in…
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  “Welcome to Kenya” Police Abuse of Somali Refugees Maps Summary Key Recommendations Methodology I. Border and Refugee Transit Center Closures: A Recipe for Police Abuses Border Closure …