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Summary As the harmful effects of immigration detention become more widely known and the appropriateness of detaining migrants is increasingly questioned, governments are looking at alternatives to detention as more humane and rights-respecting…
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Summary One of the [border] officers said to me : “Canada is a free country for Canadians, not for foreigners.” He seemed very happy to tell me: “You’re going to sleep in jail tonight.” The other officers were laughing about this.… Immigration…
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Summary Joseph Koostachin, 58, remembers when he and his wife Helen, 56, went out on the land to hunt and berry pick with their young children. In the summer, the forests and meadows were lush and the water in the rivers plentiful. The winters were…
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Objective of this Guide Many First Nations persons are facing daily challenges just to access safe water for drinking and hygiene—a fundamental human right easily enjoyed by most Canadians. In 2016, Human Rights Watch released a report on First…
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  Summary On May 25, 2018, police arrested two activists during a peaceful protest in Lamu town, Kenya. The activists, staff of the environmental groups, Save Lamu and Lamu Youth Alliance, were protesting the government’s decision to proceed…
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Summary Canada, one of the wealthiest countries in the world, is also one of the most water-rich. The province of Ontario shares the Great Lakes—which contain 18 percent of the world’s fresh surface water—with the United States. Access to sufficient…
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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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Two Years With No Moon Immigration Detention of Children in Thailand Prologue: Bhavani and Her Sisters Summary Key Recommendations to the Thai…
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“You Are All Terrorists” Kenyan Police Abuse of Refugees in Nairobi Map Summary Recommendations To the Government of Kenya…
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Glossary of Abbreviations AP Administration Police CID Criminal Investigation Department DO District Officer DRA Department of…
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  “Welcome to Kenya” Police Abuse of Somali Refugees Maps Summary Key Recommendations Methodology I. Border and Refugee Transit Center Closures: A Recipe for Police Abuses Border Closure …
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From Horror to Hopelessness Kenya's Forgotten Somali Refugee Crisis I. Summary II. Recommendations To the Government of Kenya To UNHCR To the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights Special Rapporteur…