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World Report 2014

Events of 2013

Edited by Human Rights Watch

Published

25 Feb 2014

Page count

680 pages

ISBN

978-1447318484

Dimensions

234 x 156 mm

Imprint

Policy Press
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World Report 2014

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Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship 24th annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues and striking photo essays by award-winning photographers.

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“The reports of the New York-based Human Rights Watch have become extremely important. . . . Cogent and eminently practical, these reports have gone far beyond an account of human rights abuses.” Ahmed Rashid, New York Review of Books

“An attempt to bring rationality where emotion tends to dominate.” Simon Jenkins, former editor of The Times

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH, headed by Executive Director Kenneth Roth, is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, and operates in more than eighty countries. Its annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.

Foreword;

Rights Struggles of 2013 ~ Kenneth Roth;

The Human Rights Case for Drug Reform ~ Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno;

Putting Development to Rights ~ David Mepham;

The Right Whose Time Has Come (Again) ~ Dinah PoKempner;

Photo Essays;

Africa;

Americas;

Asia;

Europe and Central Asia;

Middle East and North Africa;

United States and Canada;

2013 Human Rights Watch Publications.