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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 for orders…
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  Summary “Shabana,” a pseudonym, has been working for more than eight years at a Lahore garment factory with about 500 workers, manufacturing for a Pakistani brand. The conditions, she says, are harsh and there is always the risk of being fired:…
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 If we don’t get education, our nation won’t progress.
 —Rabiya, 23, single mother of a daughter, Karachi, July 2017.
 
 Pakistan was described as “among the world’s worst performing…
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 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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 I was just 10 when more than 400 schools were destroyed. Women were flogged. People were killed. And our beautiful dreams turned into nightmares. Education went from being a right to being a crime. Girls were stopped…
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Summary  “No matter who you are, your heart will turn black with so much abuse.” -Afghan refugee, 25, returning to Afghanistan, November 2016 For most of the past 40 years, Pakistan has hosted well over a million Afghans, among the largest refugee…
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Summary I have no hope of getting justice in this crooked system. —Umar Daraz, Karachi, January 2016 How do you expect us to recover stolen items from hardened criminals? Do you think they will agree if we say, ‘Be nice to us and return what you…
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 The police did not used to beat us much before December 16, 2014 [when the Taliban attacked a Pakistani school]. Now they [beat] us for no reason. I am afraid that one day when I won’t have bribe money, they will kill me. None…
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 “We

 are the Walking Dead”
 
 
 Killings of Shia Hazara in

 Balochistan, Pakistan
 
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 Arif B. was just 15 years old in early 2011 when he left

 Afghanistan to travel to Indonesia by himself.He borrowed US$7,000

 to pay smugglers to bring him to…
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 With the rapid development and proliferation of robotic

 weapons, machines are starting to take the place of humans on the battlefield.

 Some military and robotics experts have…
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 “We Can Torture, Kill, or Keep You for Years”
 Enforced Disappearances by Pakistan Security Forces in Balochistan
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 “Their Future is at Stake”
 Attacks on Teachers and Schools in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province
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 Groups in Balochistan
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 Provincial Government of…
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 Cruel Britannia
 British
 Complicity in the Torture and Ill-treatment of Terror Suspects in Pakistan 
 Cruel Britannia
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 The British government should:
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The Last Holdouts Ending the Juvenile Death Penalty in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Pakistan, and Yemen Introduction........................................................................................................................ The Juvenile…
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 Destroying Legality
 Pakistan's
 Crackdown on Lawyers and Judges 
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 Lawyers' Movement for Judicial Independence.. 
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 When Marwan Jabour opened his
 eyes, after a blindfold, a mask, and other coverings were taken off him, he saw
 soldiers and, on the wall behind them, framed photographs of King Hussein and
 King Abdullah of Jordan.He was…
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"With Friends Like These…" Human Rights Violations in Azad Kashmir Map of the Kashmir Region Map of the Districts of Azad Kashmir Frequently Used Abbreviations I. Summary Key recommendations II. Background Social and demographic facts Culture and…
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I. Summary In the quiet of the Ramadan afternoon, as Muslim Kashmiris wait to break their fast, the only sound is the wailing of a mother. It is a relentless, desolate howl. People start to gather, standing around in sullen silence. An elderly man…