J'ai déjà perdu quatre ans de ma vie parce que je n'ai pas pu aller à l’école. Il n'est pas normal qu'un élève perde autant de temps. Je voudrais être médecin, mais la Séléka compromet mon avenir.
–Un élève âgé de 18 ans, Ngadja, le 24 janvier 2017.
I have already lost four years of my life because I have not been able to study. It is not normal for a student to lose this much time. I want to be a doctor, but the Seleka are blocking my future.
–18-year-old student, Ngadja, January 24, 2017
Summary Executions, Attacks on Civilians, Desecration of Corpses
(Tunis, March 22, 2017) – Libyan National Army (LNA) forces may have committed war crimes, including killing and beating civilians, and summarily executing and desecrating bodies of opposition fighters in the eastern city of Benghazi on and around March 18, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The army forces allegedly intercepted civilians trying to flee a besieged neighborhood, some accompanied by opposition fighters, and the whereabouts of some civilians are unknown.
Security Forces, Prisoners, Women, Among Those Executed
(Erbil, March 22, 2017) – The Islamic State (also known as ISIS) executed and dumped the bodies of possibly hundreds of detainees at a site near Mosul, Human Rights Watch said today.
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The Asia Division of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking a Researcher who will focus on improving human rights in Burma/Myanmar. The Asia Division is a part of the Program Office. The Program Office consists of regional and thematic divisions and oversees research, reporting and various other work. The Asia Division works to advance human rights in Asia and conducts a wide range of work, including investigation, report writing, advocacy and media work. This position will preferably be based in Burma/Myanmar and will report to the Executive Director of the Asia Division.