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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 Since the Egyptian army forcibly removed Egypt’s first elected president, Mohamed Morsy, in 2013, the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has greenlighted a nationwide crackdown on protesters, dissidents, political opponents,…
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  Summary “Should we carry weapons and work with the militants, or work with the army, or [accept to] live like victims?” —Sinai resident flogged by ISIS-affiliate militants and later punished by the army, Rafah City, late 2015. Since 2011, the…
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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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 Since July 2013, when Egypt’s military overthrew the country’s first freely elected president, torture has returned as the calling card of the security services, and the lack of punishment for its routine practice has helped…
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 “It was designed so that those who go in don’t come out again unless dead. It was designed for political prisoners.”
 
 –Ibrahim Abd al-Ghaffar, former warden, during a television interview in 2012
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 Off the Radar
 Human Rights in the Tindouf Refugee Camps
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 Freedom of

 Movement
 Freedom of

 Speech, Association, and Assembly
 The Use of
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  Summary In July and August 2013, many of Egypt’s public squares and streets were awash in blood. On July 3, 2013, the military deposed Mohamed Morsy, Egypt’s first elected civilian president and a high-ranking member of the Muslim Brotherhood, on…
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 Hidden Away
 Abuses against Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK
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 Findings
 Obligations
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 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
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 Sierra Leone
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 Government of Sierra Leone
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 “I Wanted to Lie Down and Die”
 
 
 Trafficking and Torture of Eritreans in Sudan and Egypt
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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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 Egypt’s newly elected parliament will bear a heavy
 responsibility for reform. The break from Mubarak’s abusive rule that Egyptian
 protesters called for last year has not taken…
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 "Work on Him Until He Confesses"
 Impunity
 for Torture in Egypt
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 Methodology
 Key
 Recommendations
 To the
 Government of Egypt
 To the
 Office of the Public Prosecutor
 To the
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Elections in Egypt State of Permanent Emergency
 Incompatible 
 with Free and Fair Vote Introduction I. Elections
 in a State of Emergency Disruption
 of Demonstrations Media
 Crackdown Arrests of
 Campaign Activists II.
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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…