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Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Warlords implicated in new abuses

Report details threats to women's rights, freedom of expression New York, July 29, 2003 - Afghan warlords and political strongmen supported by the United States and other nations are engendering a...

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Liberia

Liberia: Bishops call for peace

A joint statement issued by Archbishop Michael Francis of Monrovia - Chair of Inter-religious Council of Liberia, Bishop Biguzzi of Makeni, Sierra Leone - former chair of Inter-religious Council of...

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Zambia

Zambia Situation Update 24 Jun - 23 Jul 2003

On the Global Human Development Report According to the 2003 Global Human Development Report, Zambia's HDI is 0.386, which ranks it 163 out of 175. Given that the HDI is a summary measure for...

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Russia

No human rights improvements in post-referendum Chechnya

Moscow, 18 July 2003. As part of its on-going monitoring of human rights problems in Chechnya, the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) dispatched a five-member mission to...

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Iraq

Iraq: Weekly Update 8 - 15 Jul 2003

KEY DEVELOPMENTS Under the auspices of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA), the Iraqi Governing Council met for the first time on 13 July. Its 25 members include 13 Shi'ite Muslims, five Sunni...

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Iraq

Iraq: People come first

For decades the people of Iraq have suffered appalling human rights abuses and the devastating consequences of war and economic sanctions. For decades Amnesty International's members and supporters...

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Uganda

Uganda: Sharp decline in human rights

(Kampala, July 15, 2003) Abductions, torture, recruitment of child soldiers, and other abuses have sharply increased in the past year in northern Uganda due to renewed fighting between Ugandan...

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Uganda

Forgotten people: Northern Uganda

Larry Thompson is Director of Advocacy for Refugees International. "We have witnessed a forgotten crisis in northern Uganda, a crisis that has aroused little interest in the donor community."...

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