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World Leaders Must Fulfill Millennium Target for Primary Education

(New York) - Children around the world face systematic barriers to schooling that are undermining global progress towards universal primary education, Human Rights Watch said today in a report released ahead of the U.N. World Summit. Human Rights Watch…
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Burma has continued using forced labor even though it officially banned the practice more than eight months ago, Human Rights Watch charged today. Human Rights Watch said it had evidence of the practice continuing as recently as May 2001. It urged…
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(New York) Human Rights Watch said today that it had clear evidence that forced labor in Burma was continuing, despite a government decree issued last October to abolish the practice. It called on the ruling State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) to…