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Convictions a Miscarriage of Justice

Update, January 23, 2017
 
 A court in Atyrau, western Kazakhstan has upheld a five-year jail sentence for two activists serving time for their role in organizing protest rallies in opposition to a proposed land privatization scheme.
 
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Report

 
 Whose Development?
 Human Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone’s Mining Boom
 Map of

 Sierra Leone
 Summary
 Recommendations
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 Government of Sierra Leone
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Report

 
 “Hellish Work” 
 Exploitation of Migrant Tobacco Workers in Kazakhstan
 Summary and
 Key Recommendations
 Methodology
 Part 1:
 Background
 1.1
 Migration to Kazakhstan
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 Kazakhstani Law and Policy…
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For Children in the Fields, Serious Health Risks and Schooling Lost

(Almaty, July 14, 2010) - Many migrant tobacco workers in Kazakhstan have been cheated and exploited, and some trapped into forced labor, Human Rights Watch said in a report issued today. Kazakh farm owners employ the migrant workers for seasonal work.…