Abuse of Somali Refugees in Kenya and Ethiopia

Since 2010, escalating conflict in southern Somalia between forces allied with the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and the Islamist armed group al-Shabaab has resulted in thousands of civilian casualties and numerous human rights abuses specifically against the refugee population….

Labor Abuses in Zambia’s Copperbelt

Zambia, known for its considerable mineral wealth and currently Africa’s largest copper producer, has attracted significant Chinese investment since the 1990s. While these investments have created jobs and increased national copper production, human rights groups decry the copper mines’ poor…

Situation of the Judiciary in Haiti

Commissioners: Commission Chair Dinah Shelton, Commission Vice Chair José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Commissioner Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro Participants: State of Haiti, Action Citoyenne pour le respect des Droits Humains Countries: Haiti Topics: Rule of Law, Independence of the Judiciary, Access…