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Summary As the harmful effects of immigration detention become more widely known and the appropriateness of detaining migrants is increasingly questioned, governments are looking at alternatives to detention as more humane and rights-respecting…
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Summary On the afternoon of October 14, 2016, four masked gunmen stormed the Manila home of Paquito Mejos, a 53-year-old father of five who worked as an electrician on construction sites. An occasional user of shabu, a methamphetamine,…
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Summary “The first time I went inside, I was 14 years old. I was scared. I kept thinking what would happen to me if something went wrong.” —Jacob, 17, Malaya, Camarines Norte, June 2015 Thousands of children in…
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Whose Development? Human Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone’s Mining Boom Map of Sierra Leone Summary Recommendations To the Government of Sierra Leone To the …
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Summary 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 Executive Summary 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 Executive Summary Background International Law on Torture The obligation to prevent and punish torture Torture material as evidence…
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Cruel Britannia British Complicity in the Torture and Ill-treatment of Terror Suspects in Pakistan Cruel Britannia Summary 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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Cases Involving Diplomatic Assurances against Torture Developments since May 2005 Introduction Austria Mohamed Bilasi-Ashri (Update) Canada Lai Cheong Sing (Update) Security Certificate Cases (Update) Mohammad Zeki Mahjoub: Torture…
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"Empty Promises:" Diplomatic Assurances No Safeguard against Torture TABLE OF CASES INTRODUCTION... DIPLOMATIC ASSURANCES AND THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM... U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture U.N. Human Rights Committee U.N. Committee against Torture U…