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Summary One of the [border] officers said to me : “Canada is a free country for Canadians, not for foreigners.” He seemed very happy to tell me: “You’re going to sleep in jail tonight.” The other officers were laughing about this.… Immigration…
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Summary Joseph Koostachin, 58, remembers when he and his wife Helen, 56, went out on the land to hunt and berry pick with their young children. In the summer, the forests and meadows were lush and the water in the rivers plentiful. The winters were cold…
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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 “Please, bring me back to Canada. … Please, forgive me. Let me be who I am, a Canadian.” —Kimberly Polman, Canadian detained in camp for ISIS family members in Northeast Syria More than one year ago, in March 2019, local fighters aided by a…
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Objective of this Guide Many First Nations persons are facing daily challenges just to access safe water for drinking and hygiene—a fundamental human right easily enjoyed by most Canadians. In 2016, Human Rights Watch released a report on First Nations…
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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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 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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Summary Canada, one of the wealthiest countries in the world, is also one of the most water-rich. The province of Ontario shares the Great Lakes—which contain 18 percent of the world’s fresh surface water—with the United States. Access to sufficient,…
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 Hidden Away
 Abuses against Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK
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 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
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 Recommendations
 To the

 Government of Sierra Leone
 To the
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 On December 5, 2012, a man walking his dog found the

 murdered body of 16-year-old Summer Star (C.J.) Fowler in a ravine near the

 British Columbia (BC) town of…
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 Hear No Evil
 Forced Labor and Corporate Responsibility in

 Eritrea’s Mining Sector 
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 To

 International Mining Firms Operating in Eritrea
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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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 Without Suspicion
 Stop and Search
 under the Terrorism Act 2000
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 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 
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 Background
 International Law on Torture
 The obligation to prevent and punish
 torture
 Torture material as evidence…
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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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 Cruel Britannia
 British
 Complicity in the Torture and Ill-treatment of Terror Suspects in Pakistan 
 Cruel Britannia
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 Key Recommendations
 The British government should:
 Methodology
 I. Background…
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Not the Way Forward The UK's Dangerous Reliance on Diplomatic Assurances Summary Recommendations To the
 Government of the United Kingdom.. To the
 British Parliament To the
 relevant institutions of the European Union British
 Policy…
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Briefing on the Counter-Terrorism Bill 2008 Second Reading in the House of Lords July 2008 Executive
 Summary and Recommendations Pre-charge
 Detention Inadequate
 judicial safeguards Inadequate
 additional safeguards Post-charge
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