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Cadavres du lac Rweru: la présidence burundaise répond à HRW

L’organisation de défense des droits de l’homme Human Rights Watch (HRW) avait appelé, mardi 16 septembre, les gouvernements rwandais et burundais à enquêter après la découverte de plusieurs corps sur les rives du lac Rweru, à la frontière entre les deux pays. 359 more words

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Thailand: Thousands of Migrant Children Detained

Thailand holds thousands of migrant children in detention each year, causing them physical and emotional harm, Human Rights Watch said in a report released in early September. 534 more words

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Vietnam: Pervasive Deaths, Injuries in Police Custody

Urgent Need to End Abuses, Ensure Justice for Victims

Police throughout Vietnam abuse people in their custody, in some cases leading to death, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. 983 more words

Gambia's President Jammeh asked to reject anti-gay law

Leading rights groups have called on Gambian President Yahya Jammeh not to approve tough new anti-gay legislation.

Homosexual acts are already illegal in The Gambia, but MPs passed a bill on 25 August imposing life sentences for “aggravated homosexuality”. 289 more words

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Academic tells conference delegates not to upset Sri Lanka over human rights

A University of Sydney academic has urged delegates at a human rights conference to go soft on the Sri Lankan government, which has refused to investigate war-time atrocities that allegedly occurred at the end of its civil war five years ago. 384 more words

Drug addicts stage mass breakout in Vietnam

The government enforces compulsory treatment for the country’s estimated 140,000 drug addicts
More than 400 people break free in country where UN has recommended drug rehabilitation centres be closed. 11 more words