Human Rights Watch World Report 2007

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Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world?s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during the previous year. The backbone of the report consists of a series of concise overviews of the most pressing human ...
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World Report 2007: Events of 2006

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Overview

Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world’s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during the previous year. The backbone of the report consists of a series of concise overviews of the most pressing human rights issues in countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, with particular focus on the role—positive or negative—played in each country by key domestic and international figures.
Highly anticipated and widely publicized by the U.S. and international press every year, the World Report is an invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and all citizens of the world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583227404
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.52 (d)

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HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, and operates in more than eighty countries. Its annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
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Table of Contents


Introduction: Filling the Leadership Void: Where is the European Union?   Kenneth Roth     1
Principled Leadership: A Human Rights Agenda for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon   Peggy Hicks     35
Globalization Comes Home: Protecting Migrant Domestic Workers' Rights   Nisha Varia     51
A Shrinking Realm: Freedom of Expression Since 9/11   Dinah PoKempner     63
Africa     87
Angola     88
Burundi     93
Chad     99
Cote d'Ivoire     103
Democratic Republic of Congo     109
Eritrea     115
Ethiopia     120
Guinea     125
Liberia     130
Nigeria     136
Rwanda     142
Sierra Leone     147
South Africa     152
Sudan     158
Uganda     165
Zimbabwe     171
Americas     179
Argentina     180
Brazil     185
Chile     190
Colombia     195
Cuba     201
Guatemala     206
Haiti     211
Mexico     215
Peru     222
Venezuela     228
Asia     235
Afghanistan     236
Bangladesh     242
Burma     248
Cambodia     253
China     258
India     270
Indonesia     277
Malaysia     284
Nepal     289
North Korea     295
Pakistan     301
Papua New Guinea     308
The Philippines     313
South Korea     318
Sri Lanka     322
Thailand     329
Timor-Leste     334
Vietnam     340
Europe and Central Asia     349
Armenia     350
Azerbaijan     355
Belarus     360
Bosnia and Herzegovina     365
Croatia     370
European Union     376
Georgia     388
Kazakhstan     394
Kyrgyzstan     399
Russia     405
Serbia     411
Tajikistan     420
Turkey     425
Turkmenistan     430
Ukraine      436
Uzbekistan     442
Middle East and North Africa     451
Bahrain     452
Egypt     457
Iran     463
Iraq     469
Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT)     476
Jordan     483
Lebanon     489
Libya     496
Morocco/Western Sahara     502
Saudi Arabia     508
Syria     514
Tunisia     519
United Arab Emirates (UAE)     524
United States     531
2006 Human Rights Watch Publications     545
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