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DPRK

UMCOR continues efforts to assist famine victims

InterAction, a coalition of 150 humanitarian groups -- including the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) -- has called upon the U.S. government to take urgent action and prevent a major...

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Angola

Angola Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997. ANGOLA The Republic of Angola is in transition from a single party state to a multiparty democracy. The Popular...

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Burundi

Burundi Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997. Burundi's democratically elected president was overthrown in a military coup on July 25. Despite the coup, the National...

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Rwanda

Rwanda Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997. The largely Tutsi Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which took power following the civil war and genocide of 1994, is the...

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Sudan

Sudan Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997. The 1989 military coup that overthrew Sudan's democratically elected government brought to power Lt. General Omar...

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Somalia

Somalia Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997. Somalia has been without a recognized central government since its last president, dictator Mohamed Siad Barre, fled...

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Rwanda

Rwanda Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997. RWANDA The largely Tutsi Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which took power following the civil war and genocide of 1994,...

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Armenia

Armenia Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

U.S. Department of State Armenia Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996 Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997. ARMENIA Armenia has a constitutional...

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Burundi

Burundi Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Burundi Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997. BURUNDI Burundi's democratically elected president was...

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DR Congo

Zaire Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997.ZAIRE After 31 years of authoritarian rule, President Mobutu Sese Seko is generally considered to remain in control of...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997 AFGHANISTAN* * The American Embassy in Kabul has been closed for security reasons since January, 1989. Information on...

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Georgia

Georgia Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, January 30, 1997. GEORGIA Georgia declared independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Multiparty parliamentary elections followed a...

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Liberia

Parish Projects Reach Some 52,000 Liberians

New York, January 29, 1997 -- "The need for continued humanitarian assistance to innocent victims of the nearly seven year Liberian civil war cannot be over-emphasized," according to Edward T...

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Rwanda

UN Releases Report on Returnees from Zaire

*97013004.AAF (Reports on human rights situation) (1840) GENEVA -- The United Nations issued a report January 27, entitled "Human Rights Incidents Involving Recent Returnees from Zaire and Tanzania,"...

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Afghanistan

UN Sends Relief Supplies to Afghan Frontlines

ISLAMABAD, Jan 27 (Reuter) - A U.N. aid coordinating agency said on Monday it had sent emergency relief for Afghans living in miserable conditions on battle frontlines, with children dying of cold...

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