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Thailand: Toxic Water, Tainted Justice

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - The Thai government has failed to clean up toxic lead in a stream in western Thailand, threatening hundreds of families with serious and irreversible health problems. The Supreme Administrative Court’s order nearly two years ago to clean up Klity Creek, the first of its kind in Thailand, has been ignored by the government while villagers remain exposed to lead in water, soil, vegetables, and fish.

Turkmenistan: Prove They Are Alive

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - Dozens of people have been forcibly disappeared in Turkmenistan, some for more than a decade. The government of Turkmenistan should immediately inform the relatives of the disappeared of their fate and whereabouts and allow them access to their loved ones.

Indonesia: ‘Virginity Tests’ for Female Police

Monday, November 17, 2014 - The Indonesian government subjects female applicants for Indonesia’s National Police to discriminatory and degrading “virginity tests.”

DR Congo: Police Operation Kills 51 Youth

Monday, November 17, 2014 - Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo summarily killed at least 51 youth and forcibly disappeared 33 others during an anti-crime campaign that began a year ago. “Operation Likofi,” which lasted from November 2013 to February 2014, targeted alleged gang members in Congo’s capital, Kinshasa.

Crimea: Human Rights in Decline

Monday, November 17, 2014 - Russian and local authorities have severely curtailed human rights protections in Crimea since Russia began its occupation of the peninsula in February 2014.

Child Marriage: Tanzania

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Child marriage in Tanzania limits girls’ access to education and exposes them to serious harms. Human Rights Watch documented how child marriage severely curtails girls’ access to education, and exposes them to exploitation and violence – including marital rape and female genital mutilation (FGM) – and reproductive health risks.

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ประเทศไทยไม่เร่งขจัดสารพิษที่ห้วยคลิตี้
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น้ำเป็นพิษ ระบบยุติธรรมแปดเปื้อน

December 18, 2014
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Thailand: Toxic Water, Tainted Justice

December 16, 2014
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India: Women Institutionalized Against their Will

December 3, 2014
Dozens of people have been forcibly disappeared in Turkmenistan, some for more than a decade.
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Turkmenistan: Prove They Are Alive

November 25, 2014
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The Indonesian government subjects female applicants for Indonesia’s National Police to discriminatory and degrading “virginity tests.”
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'Virginity Tests’ for Female Police in Indonesia

November 17, 2014
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Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo summarily killed at least 51 youth and forcibly disappeared 33 others during an anti-crime campaign that began a year ago.
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DR Congo: Police Operation Kills 51 Youth

November 17, 2014
photo essay
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Russian and local authorities have severely curtailed human rights protections in Crimea since Russia began its occupation of the peninsula in February 2014.
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Crimea: Human Rights in Decline

November 16, 2014
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Militias, Local Police Killed 34 at Friday prayer.
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Iraq: Survivors Describe Mosque Massacre

November 2, 2014
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Iraq: ISIS Executed Hundreds of Prison Inmates

October 30, 2014
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Child marriage in Tanzania limits girls’ access to education and exposes them to serious harms.
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Child Marriage: Tanzania

October 29, 2014
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Needless Suffering in Mexico

October 28, 2014
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Women and girls abducted by the Islamist group Boko Haram are forced to marry, convert, and endure physical and psychological abuse, forced labor, and rape in captivity.
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Nigerian Women Tell Stories of Boko Haram Abductions

October 27, 2014
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