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View Resource Not Part of My Sentence: Violations of the Human Rights of Women in Custody

Released on March 4, 1999, as part of its Rights For All campaign on the US, this comprehensive report from Amnesty International documents "violations of the internationally guaranteed human rights of women incarcerated in the United States," including sexual misconduct and abuse by prison officials, mistreatment of pregnant prisoners, and inadequate medical care. As the report reveals, these...
View Resource 2000 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

In early 2001 the US State Department released the 25th edition of its Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The report cites continued abuses in countries that have long been noted for human rights violations, including Iraq, North Korea, Cuba, and Afghanistan. It also notes a worsening in China's human rights record, perhaps signalling a tougher stance towards the world's most populous...
View Resource The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2001

Recently released by the US State Department, the 2001 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices was designed to give voice to those who have been denied the freedoms and rights provided in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. Covering internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights for nearly every country, the collection of reports is separated into six regions...