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Summary This is what I have to say about the wounds on the body of the said accused. Since he was a hard core criminal, he refused to give any information. It was essential to get that information from him, that’s why [the police] used the “truth…
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Need for Consistent, Impartial Reporting

All parties implicated in a new United Nations’ report about abuses of children during armed conflict should call an immediate halt to these crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. The UN secretary-general’s annual report on children in armed conflict was…
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United Nations Secretary-General’s Report Highlights Violations by Both Sides

(New York) - India should take immediate steps to protect children caught up in its conflict with Maoist rebels, in light of a report today by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Human Rights Watch said. This is the first time that the long-…
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Orissa State Should Not Send Special Police Officers to Fight Naxalite Insurgents

(New York) - The Orissa state government in India should develop and put into effect measures to ensure that children are not recruited as "special police officers," Human Rights Watch said in a letter released today, to Orissa's Chief Minister Navin…
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Dangerous Duty Children and the Chhattisgarh Conflict Map Glossary/ Abbreviations     Summary II.   Recommendations To the Indian central government To the Chhattisgarh state government To the Andhra Pradesh state government To the CPI (Maoist) party…
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(Geneva) – The United Nations should appoint a high-level expert to monitor the impact of counter-terrorist measures on human rights, Human Rights Watch urged today. In a new report released at the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, Human Rights Watch…
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(New York) -- Human Rights Watch today reiterated its call to the U.S. government to respect the fundamental rights of individuals detained in connection with investigations into the September 11 attacks. Most of those detained are from the Middle East…