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Colombia: Killings and Disappearances Continue in Buenaventura

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Paramilitary successor groups are abducting, “disappearing,” and dismembering residents of the mostly Afro-Colombian port of Buenaventura, despite government measures announced a year ago to curb the violence.

Arabs Displaced and Confined in Iraqi Kurdistan

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Iraqi Kurdish forces have confined thousands of Arabs in “security zones” in areas of northern Iraq that they have captured since August 2014 from the extremist group Islamic State, also known as ISIS.

Zimbabwe: 20,000 Coerced Into Precarious Resettlement

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - The Zimbabwe government has used violence, harassment, and the deliberate restriction of humanitarian aid to coerce an estimated 20,000 flood victims to resettle on tiny land plots where the government plans to establish a sugar cane plantation.

Ukraine: Rising Civilian Death Toll

Monday, February 2, 2015 - Separatist rebel forces were probably responsible for two recent unlawful attacks with unguided rockets in eastern Ukraine, which together killed at least 41 civilians, including two children, and wounded more than 100 civilians.

Media Being Decimated in Ethiopia

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - The Ethiopian government’s systematic repression of independent media has created a bleak landscape for free expression ahead of the May 2015 general elections. In the past year, six privately owned publications closed after government harassment; at least 22 journalists, bloggers, and publishers were criminally charged, and more than 30 journalists fled the country in fear of being arrested under repressive laws.

Israel: Serious Abuse of Thai Migrant Workers

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Thai agricultural workers in Israel face serious labor rights abuses because Israeli authorities are failing to enforce their own laws. Israeli authorities should take immediate steps to improve its enforcement mechanisms and investigate whether unsatisfactory living and working conditions have contributed to a troubling pattern of deaths among migrant workers from Thailand.

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Paramilitary successor groups are abducting, “disappearing,” and dismembering residents of the mostly Afro-Colombian port of Buenaventura, despite government measures announced a year ago to curb the violence.
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Colombia: Killings and Disappearances Continue in Buenaventura

March 4, 2015
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The Azerbaijani government’s crackdown on independent voices and government critics, escalating since 2012, has now reached crisis levels.
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Paying the Price: Azerbaijan Silences Independent Voices

March 3, 2015
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Iraqi Kurdish forces have confined thousands of Arabs in “security zones” in areas of northern Iraq that they have captured since August 2014 from the extremist group Islamic State, also known as ISIS.
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Arabs Displaced and Confined in Iraqi Kurdistan

February 26, 2015
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The Zimbabwe government has used violence, harassment, and the deliberate restriction of humanitarian aid to coerce an estimated 20,000 flood victims to resettle on tiny land plots where the government plans to establish a sugar cane plantation.
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Zimbabwe: 20,000 Coerced Into Precarious Resettlement

February 3, 2015
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Separatist rebel forces were probably responsible for two recent unlawful attacks with unguided rockets in eastern Ukraine, which together killed at least 41 civilians, including two children, and wounded more than 100 civilians.
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Ukraine: Rising Civilian Death Toll

February 2, 2015
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The Ethiopian government’s systematic repression of independent media has created a bleak landscape for free expression ahead of the May 2015 general elections.
read more

Media Being Decimated in Ethiopia

January 22, 2015
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Thai agricultural workers in Israel face serious labor rights abuses because Israeli authorities are failing to enforce their own laws.
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Israel: Serious Abuse of Thai Migrant Workers

January 21, 2015
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Violence and threats against Afghanistan’s journalists by the government and security forces are increasing. These attacks put at risk the gains in media freedom in Afghanistan since 2001.
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Afghanistan: Media Under Attack

January 21, 2015
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Asylum seekers and migrants living in destitution in the port city of Calais experience harassment and abuse at the hands of French police.
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France: Migrants, Asylum Seekers Abused and Destitute

January 20, 2015
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Lebanon’s religion-based personal status laws discriminate against women across the religious spectrum and don’t guarantee their basic rights.
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Lebanese Laws Discriminate Against Women

January 19, 2015
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Hundreds of Muslim residents in western parts of the Central African Republic are trapped in enclaves in deplorable conditions.
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Muslims Trapped in Central African Republic

January 6, 2015
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ประเทศไทยไม่เร่งขจัดสารพิษที่ห้วยคลิตี้
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น้ำเป็นพิษ ระบบยุติธรรมแปดเปื้อน

December 18, 2014
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