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Summary Over the past two decades, women and girls in Indonesia have faced unprecedented legal and social demands to wear clothing deemed Islamic as part of broader efforts to impose the rules of Sharia, or Islamic law, in many parts of the country.…
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  Summary Soon after the Rana Plaza collapsed in 2013 in the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing over a thousand workers, a top official from a global brand flew into Pakistan.[1] His sudden trip was sparked by the desperation to make up…
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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
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Summary Ayu is a petite, soft-spoken 13-year-old girl from a village near Garut, in the mountains of West Java, Indonesia.[1] She is one of five children in her family, and her parents are farmers who cultivate tobacco and other crops…
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Summary They had not received an education in that area for many, many, years….Now they [Boko Haram] have chased away the teachers. Their children have no future. —Teacher, Maiduguri, September 15, 2015 …
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Summary Corruption is so pervasive in Nigeria that it has turned public service for many into a kind of criminal enterprise. Graft has fueled political violence…
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“Unkept Promise” Failure to End Military Business Activity in Indonesia Summary I. Military Business in Indonesia II. 2004 Mandate for Reform III. 2004-2009: Five Years of Delays and Inaction IV.…
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“Wild Money” The Human Rights Consequences of Illegal Logging and Corruption in Indonesia’s Forestry Sector Summary Methodology Recommendations To the Government of Indonesia To Indonesia’s Major…
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Chop Fine* The Human Rights Impact of Local Government Corruption and Mismanagement in Rivers State, Nigeria Summary Recommendations Methodology Background and Context: Oil, Poverty and Governance in Nigeria State and Local Government in Nigeria Oil and…
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Too High a Price The Human Rights Cost of the Indonesian Military's Economic Activities Summary I. Military Finance in Indonesia Military Self-Finance and Human Rights A Brief History of Military Economic Activity…
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Always on Call Abuse and Exploitation of Child Domestic Workers in Indonesia Map of Indonesia I. Summary II. Background Domestic Workers in Indonesia Push and Pull Factors Recruitment of Children Vulnerability to Trafficking III. Abuse and Exploitation…
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The Warri Crisis: Fueling Violence I. Summary II. Background III. Violence in 2003 IV. The Elections in Delta State V. Illegal Oil Bunkering VI. Security Forces VII. Small Arms VIII. Conclusion IX. …
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January 2003                                                                                                                      Vol. 15, No. 1 (C) Without Remedy: Human Rights Abuse and Indonesia's Pulp and Paper Industry Table of Contents I…
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The Niger Delta has for some years been the site of major confrontations between the people who live there and the Nigerian government's security forces, resulting in extrajudicial executions, arbitrary detentions, and draconian restrictions on the rights…