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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 Sexual and gender minority children and young adults in Vietnam face stigma and discrimination at home and at school. While in recent years the Vietnamese government has made significant pledges to recognize the rights of lesbian,…
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  Summary In 2016 Tunisia’s parliament adopted the landmark law on the right of those taken into police custody to see a lawyer.  As a result, detainees today are better protected against ill-treatment and forced confessions…
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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 In celebration of International Human Rights Day, on the morning of December 6, 2015, the prominent lawyer and human rights activist Nguyen Van Dai delivered a talk at Van Loc parish in Nam Dan district, Nghe An province, about the rights…
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Summary Gang violence has plagued Central America’s “Northern Triangle” countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras for more than a decade. Children are particularly targeted by gangs in these three countries. In Honduras, for example, over 400…
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Summary For almost a quarter of a century, Tunisia’s drug laws have mandated long prison sentences for drug offenses resulting in large numbers of low-level offenders in Tunisian prisons. Long prison sentences are cruel,…
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Map of Vietnam Summary Every time the police summoned me to the commune police station, they beat me and denied me food. I was placed in a small room with hands tied and an interrogator beat…
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Flawed Accountability Shortcomings of Tunisia’s Trials for Killings during the Uprising Summary Jurisdiction of Military Courts Weak Evidence Gathering Flaws in…
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“You Don’t Have Rights Here” US Border Screening and Returns of Central Americans to Risk of Serious Harm Summary Methodology…
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Summary To leave the police station alive? It’s a miracle! —Unidentified Facebook user, September 2012 As normal as dying in a local police station... (Binh thuong nhu chet o cong an phuong) —Unidentified Internet user, September 2012 In…
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Summary Since 2009, the fertile Bajo Aguán region in northern Honduras has been the setting for a series of bitter and often violent land disputes. Many of the conflicts stem…
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Cracks in the System Conditions of Pre-charge Detainees in Tunisia Summary Legal and Policy Framework Material Conditions Insufficient Safeguards…
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A Revolution for All Women’s Rights in the New Libya Summary I. Background II. Women’s Political Participation The Right to Participate Election …
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Introduction An estimated 16 million people inject drugs worldwide.[1] An equal number are estimated to use methamphetamine.[2] Some of these…
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On December 17, 2010, a 26-year-old Tunisian man set himself on fire after abusive police confiscated his unlicensed vegetable cart, his only source of income. This desperate act of protest inspired a movement that swept the country and ignited calls for…
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Introduction Now that Tunisia’s interim governing institutions have adopted laws to oversee the election of a constituent assembly, scheduled for October 23, 2011, they…
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Summary Binh Phuoc is a remote border province in southern Vietnam renowned for its agriculture. So many cashew farms are strewn throughout its verdant fields and hills that media have dubbed the province Vietnam’s “cashew kingdom.” In March 2010…