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Summary Camila Díaz Córdova, a 29-year-old transgender woman, tried for years to escape the violence that had characterized her life in El Salvador. She made her way to the United States in 2017 to seek asylum, but after four months in immigration…
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Summary Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything. —Peter, Dominica,…
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Summary It is important that I have a lawyer. It is important because whenever he comes, we will continue telling him what happened to us… I want our lawyer to stand for us in the courtroom. If it is possible, Ongwen should be…
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Curtailing Criticism Intimidation and Obstruction of Civil Society in Uganda Summary Recommendations To the President, the Government of Uganda, and NRM Officials To the NGO …
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“Even a ‘Big Man’ Must Face Justice” Lessons from the Trial of Charles Taylor Summary Lessons Learned Methodology I. …
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Introduction In March 2011 the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno-Ocampo, …
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Since September 2008, at least 2,000 civilians have been killed and nearly 3,000 others have been abducted during attacks by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). In this feature, victims of this rebel group call upon US President Barack Obama for urgent and…
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Trail of Death Maps I. Summary II. Methodology III. Recommendations IV. Introduction Operation Lightning Thunder and its Aftermath Strength of the LRA V. Massacre in the Makombo Area …
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“Not Worth a Penny” Human Rights Abuses against Transgender People in Honduras Map of Honduras Glossary of Key Terms I. Summary Key Recommendations Methods II. Background Relevant Domestic laws Police Overview The Shape of Transgender Lives in Honduras…
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The Christmas Massacres LRA attacks on Civilians in Northern Congo Map 1: Democratic Republic of Congo Map 2: Location of Christmas Massacres Map 3: Villages Attacked by the LRA in Doruma Area I. Summary…
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Justice in Motion The Trial Phase of the Special Court for Sierra Leone I.Introduction II.Overview: Continuing Accomplishments and Shortcomings A.A Highly Functional Operation B.Areas Where Improvement is Needed C.Two Major External…
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Uprooted and Forgotten Impunity and Human Rights Abuses in Northern Uganda Glossary of Acronyms Summary Abbreviated Recommendations To the Government of Uganda To the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces To the Lord's Resistance Army…
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Youth, Poverty and Blood: The Lethal Legacy of West Africa's Regional Warriors I. Summary II. Recommendations To the Governments of Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Burkina Faso, and Côte d'Ivoire To All Governments donating funds to Liberia To the…
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Bringing Justice: the Special Court for Sierra Leone Accomplishments,Shortcomings, and Needed Support I. Introduction II. Brief Overview of the Establishment of the Special Court III. Chambers A. …
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State of Pain: Torture in Uganda Acknowledgments Glossary of Acronyms I. Summary II. Recommendations To the Government of Uganda: To the Judiciary: To the Ugandan Medical Profession and Its Relevant Associations: To Donor …
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