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  Summary Since the July 2016 coup attempt, Turkey has seen mass arrests and trials on terrorism charges of thousands of people not involved in any violent act. Among them are journalists, human rights defenders and…
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Summary In Turkey today, people accused of terrorism or of being linked to the July 2016 attempted coup are at risk of torture in police custody. There has been a spate of reported cases of men being abducted, some of whom were held in…
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Summary 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 Since Mohammed VI became king in 1999, tens of Moroccans have been imprisoned solely for their nonviolent speech, under both the press code and the penal code. They include journalists convicted of defaming persons,…
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Summary On the night of July 15, 2016, elements of the Turkish military staged an attempt to overthrow the democratically elected government. According to official figures, at least 241 citizens and security personnel were killed, and…
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Summary Because of the state of emergency, nobody will care if I kill you. I will just say I shot you while you tried to run away. -Police officer to a detainee, overheard by family members of another detainee…
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Summary Malaysia’s use of criminal laws to arrest, question, and prosecute individuals for peaceful speech and assembly has deepened in the year since Human Rights Watch published Creating a Culture of Fear: The Criminalization of…
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Summary Because of the pain I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t talk to my friends. I wanted to crush my head against the wall and shake…. …. My pain tears me apart.. —Adil Akram, 29, who battled cancer in his leg for…
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Summary If a person is sick, they can get treatment and get better. If a child doesn’t go to school, it will create big problems in the future—they will end up on the streets, or go back to Syria to die fighting, or be radicalized into…
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Map of Malaysia Glossary of Common Terms and Acronyms 1MDB 1 Malaysia Development Berhad Bersih …
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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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Turkey’s Human Rights Rollback Recommendations for Reform Introduction Human Rights and the Peace Process with the PKK The Rule of Law Impunity Restrictions on…
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A Note on Gender Identity This report addresses human rights abuses faced by transgender people in Malaysia. “Transgender” is an inclusive term for anyone whose sex assigned to them at birth—i.e., the designation as “female” or…
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“No Answers, No Apology” Police Abuses and Accountability in Malaysia Glossary Map of Malaysia Summary Key Recommendations To the Government of Malaysia To the…
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Map Summary We know … that we are clandestine migrants, illegal …
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Summary After the Moroccan boxer Zakaria Moumni won the light-contact boxing world championship in 1999, he repeatedly contacted Moroccan authorities to claim a job in the Youth…
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Map of Iran Summary Security forces arrested Rebin Rahmani on November 19, 2006, in Kermanshah, the capital of the western Iranian province of the…
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Lonely Servitude Child Domestic Labor in Morocco Summary Under-Age Employment Deceptive Intermediaries Abusive and Exploitative Working Conditions Progress …
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Time for Justice Ending Impunity for Killings and Disappearances in 1990s Turkey Summary Key Recommendations Methodology I. Building Momentum for Justice Early …
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Summary A broker said that the company is looking for women to work in Malaysia. When I asked if there is anyone who will help my daughter if she is in…