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Summary “Dao,” an ethnic Lao man in his 40s, previously lived a largely self-sufficient life in the village of Srekor in northeastern Cambodia’s Stung Treng province. He fished on the Sesan River and farmed rice and fruit on the fertile soil along…
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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 Sitting on a thin mattress on the floor of their home in a Phnom Penh slum, 3-year-old Molita delicately touches the scars that cover her mother’s back. In November 2014, when Molita was an infant, the owners of a neighboring…
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  Summary Under Prime Minister Hun Sen, Cambodia is in a human rights freefall. Despite the strong human rights provisions in the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements and the 1993 constitution—and billions of dollars in development aid, including a…
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Summary The establishment of the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in the Central African Republic is a significant, unprecedented initiative to deliver justice for victims of brutal crimes committed during conflicts there since 2003. The…
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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 We spent a week there. [The anti-balaka] raped us every day…. We had become their “wives.” It was us who prepared the food…. At any moment, they would want to sleep with you and, if you resisted, they threatened to kill you….…
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Summary It is not surprising that violence continues because the message is clear: you can kill without consequence. – Human rights activist, Bangui, June 17, 2016. This report documents war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by…
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Summary I have already lost four years of my life because I have not been able to study. It is not normal for a student to lose this much time. I want to be a doctor, but the Seleka are blocking my future. –18-year-…
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Summary At midday on October 26, 2015, some two dozen men viciously assaulted two opposition parliamentarians as they left Cambodia’s National Assembly following an anti-opposition demonstration outside the building. Kung Sophea and…
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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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Summary Beginning in February 2015, 40-50 residents of Durgapur village in northern India, mostly women, sat in protest for more than a month. A state-owned company called the Tehri Hydro Development Corporation India Ltd. (THDC) was…
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Summary Ly Sim passed productivity tests and was promoted t0 team leader in the sewing division of her factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital, in 2012.[1] A few …
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30 Years of Hun Sen Violence, Repression, and Corruption in Cambodia Map Summary I. Background: Hun Sen’s Early Years The…
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Summary In September 2013, the Central African Republic’s human rights and humanitarian situation took a sharp turn for the worse. After months of brutality by the predominantly Muslim Seleka (“alliance…
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“They Treat Us Like Animals” Mistreatment of Drug Users and “Undesirables” in Cambodia’s Drug Detention Centers Map 1: Closed Drug Detention Centers and the Planned National Center…
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Map of Cambodia © 2012 Human Rights Watch Summary In early 1993, ahead of elections organized by the United Nations, four Cambodian…
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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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Summary A broker said that the company is looking for women to work in Malaysia. When I asked if there is anyone who will help my daughter if she is in…