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People with mental health conditions still living in chains

– – Hundreds of thousands of people with mental health conditions are shackled around the world, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Men, women, and children, some as young as 10, are chained or locked in confined spaces for weeks, months, and even years, in about 60 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas. The 56-page report, “Living… Read More

DR Congo: War Crimes by M23, Congolese Army Response to Crisis in East Should Emphasize Justice

 (Goma, February 5, 2013) – M23 rebels and Congolese army soldiers raped scores of women and committed other war crimes during the rebels’ occupation of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo<>in late 2012, Human Rights Watch said today. Ongoing talks among parties to the conflict, countries in the region, and the United Nations should ensure that any agreements include… Read More