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  • 'We are not dirt' - Forced evictions in Egypt's informal settlements

     Millions of people live in Egypt’s sprawling slums. Driven into these informal settlements by an acute lack of affordable housing, they find themselves in homes unsuitable for human habitation or in areas the authorities have designated as “unsafe” because of the risk of rockslides, floods, fires and other threats. This...

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  • 'We are not dirt' - Forced evictions in Egypt's informal settlements - (Arabic)

     Millions of people live in Egypt’s sprawling slums. Driven into these informal settlements by an acute lack of affordable housing, they find themselves in homes unsuitable for human habitation or in areas the authorities have designated as “unsafe” because of the risk of rockslides, floods, fires and other threats. This...

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  • Côte d'Ivoire: 'They looked at his identity card and shot him dead': Six months of post-electoral violence in Côte d’Ivoire

           The violence that followed the disputed presidential election in november 2010 has caused the most serious humanitarian and human rights crisis in côte d’ivoire in recent years. hundreds of people have been unlawfully killed, often only on the grounds of their ethnicity or presumed political affiliation. sexual...

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  • Israel/Gaza - Operation 'Cast Lead': 22 days of death and destruction

      On 27 December 2008, without warning, Israeli forces began a devastating bombing campaign on the Gaza Strip codenamed Operation “Cast Lead”. Its aim was to end rocket attacks into Israel by armed groups affiliated with Hamas and other Palestinian factions. By 18 January 2009 some 1,400 Palestinians had been...

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  • Kenya - The unseen majority: Nairobi's two million slum dwellers

    More than half of Nairobi’s population live in slums and informal settlements with little access to clean water, toilets, health care, schools and other essential public services. They also live under the constant threat of water-borne diseases, violence and forced eviction from their homes and small businesses.   The Kenyan...

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  • 'Whose justice?' - The women of Bosnia and Herzegovina are still waiting

    Rape and other forms of sexual violence against women were widespread during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Despite the conflict ending more than 13 years ago, successive governments have consistently failed to bring those responsible to justice and to ensure survivors’ access to an effective remedy. The...

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  • Injustice renamed: Discrimination in education of Roma persists in the Czech Republic

    Romani children still face discrimination at schools in the Czech Republic, and continue to be overrepresented in schools and classes for pupils with “mild mental disabilities”. The Czech government has introduced some reforms in the education system. It has, for example, changed the name of these schools from “special schools”,...

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  • Iran: Elections contested, repression compounded

    Iran’s presidential election in June 2009 heralded sweeping repression and the eruption of mass protests on a scale not seen since the revolution that established the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979. Before the election, the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly were severely restricted and politicians, journalists,...

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  • The total abortion ban in Nicaragua - Women's lives and health endangered, medical professionals criminalized

    The lives and health of women and girls in Nicaragua have been put at risk by amendments to the penal code, criminalizing abortion in all circumstances. Theses changes in the law deprive pregnant women and girls of medical treatment, including therapeutic abortion.   Nicaragua’s new law makes no provision for...

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  • Troubled waters - Palestinians denied fair access to water

    Troubled Waters – Palestinians denied fair access to water Israel-Occupied Palestinian Territories Lack of access to adequate, safe and clean water has been a longstanding problem for Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), principally as a result of discriminatory Israeli policies and practices. Palestinians use about 70 litres of...

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  • Twenty years of make-believe - Sri Lanka's Commissions of Inquiry

    Over the past two decades, the Sri Lankan government has repeatedly appointed Commissions of Inquiry to investigate high-profile cases of human rights violations in response to domestic and international pressure. These may give the appearance that Sri Lanka is addressing impunity, but they have largely failed to bring justice.  ...

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  • ‘Leave us in peace’ Targeting civilians in Colombia’s internal armed conflict

    The book describes how the lives of millions of Colombians continue to be devastated by 40 years of conflict as successive governments fail to find a lasting solution to the crisis. At the heart of this report are the stories of communities decimated by the conflict and the determination and...

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  • Days of Rage: Protests and repressions in Iraq

     Thousands of Iraqis have taken to the streets since early February 2011 to protest against the chronic lack of basic services, rising prices, mass unemployment and endemic corruption, and to demand greater civil and political rights. The security forces have frequently responded with excessive force to forcibly disperse peaceful protesters....

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  • New order,same abuses: Unlawful detentions and torture in Iraq

    The focus of this report is the unlawful detention, enforced disappearance and torture or other ill-treatment of thousands of people since 2003 by the US-led Multinational Force in Iraq and the Iraqi authorities. Some have been held arbitrarily, without charge or trial, for seven years. Some remain held even though...

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  • Broken Bodies, Tortured Minds: Abuse and neglect of detainees in Iraq

    Torture and other ill-treatment were widespread in Iraq before the US-led invasion in 2003 and continued in prisons and detention facilities controlled by coalition forces and the new Iraqi governments. After US forces handed over tens of thousands of prisoners to Iraqi custody between early 2009 and July 2010 without...

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  • Iraq - Civilians under fire

    This report looks at the human rights abuses being suffered by civilians in Iraq. It focuses on civilians who are particularly at risk of attack because of their human rights or professional work ; their political activities; their identity, gender or sexual orientation; or their plight as displaced people. Most...

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  • New order,same abuses: Unlawful detentions and torture in Iraq (Arabic)

    The focus of this report is the unlawful detention, enforced disappearance and torture or other ill-treatment of thousands of people since 2003 by the US-led Multinational Force in Iraq and the Iraqi authorities. Some have been held arbitrarily, without charge or trial, for seven years. Some remain held even though...

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  • Iraq - Civilians under fire (Arabic)

    This report looks at the human rights abuses being suffered by civilians in Iraq. It focuses on civilians who are particularly at risk of attack because of their human rights or professional work ; their political activities; their identity, gender or sexual orientation; or their plight as displaced people. Most...

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  • Days of Rage: Protests and repressions in Iraq (Arabic)

     Thousands of Iraqis have taken to the streets since early February 2011 to protest against the chronic lack of basic services, rising prices, mass unemployment and endemic corruption, and to demand greater civil and political rights. The security forces have frequently responded with excessive force to forcibly disperse peaceful protesters....

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  • An Agenda for Human Rights in Mali

    Since the beginning of 2012, mali has been in the grip of its worst crisis since independence more than 50 years ago. however, hopes are now raised that the recent election of a new democratically-elected President, and the deployment of a un peacekeeping operation, can offer a real opportunity to...

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