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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 Sprawling over nearly half of Brazil’s territory and encompassing nine of its states, the Amazon region is home to over 20 million Brazilians. Since 1985 – when the government began monitoring deforestation in the Amazon – more than half a…
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Summary Roraima is the deadliest state for women and girls in Brazil. Killings of women rose 139 percent from 2010 to 2015, reaching 11.4 homicides per 100,000 women that year, the latest for which there is data available. The national average is 4.4…
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Summary On January 25, 2008, during the explosion of post-election violence in Kenya, four men beat and brutally gang-raped Apiyo P., a 53-year-old mother of five. She told Human Rights Watch how the rape continues to affect her:…
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Summary Climate change is here with us. We cannot stop it. The only way is to see how to work around it. -- Peter Ekai Lokoel, Deputy Governor Turkana, September 2014 Over the past century, the average annual temperature on earth has…
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Whose Development? Human Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone’s Mining Boom Map of Sierra Leone Summary Recommendations To the Government of Sierra Leone To the …
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Hear No Evil Forced Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Eritrea’s Mining Sector Summary Recommendations To International Mining Firms Operating in Eritrea To…
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“You’ll Be Fired if You Refuse” Labor Abuses in Zambia’s Chinese State-owned Copper Mines Map of Zambia Summary Recommendations To the Government of Zambia To the…
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Summary Testing Practices Access to Information Access to Medical Treatment Intimidation by Police and Government Officials Remediation and Long-Term Solutions Occupational Health Recommendations …
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Paying the Price Violations of the Rights of Children in Detention in Burundi Map of Burundi I. Summary II. Recommendations To the Government of Burundi To United Nations (UN) Agencies working in Burundi, including the Integrated Office of the United…
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July 1996              Vol. 8, No. 7 (C) I. SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS China is increasingly using trade and diplomatic reprisals to silence human rights criticism, and governments…