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The 19th annual World Report summarizes human rights conditions in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. It reflects extensive investigative work undertaken in 2008 by Human Rights Watch staff, usually in close partnership with human rights activists in the country in question.
Download the full english report, 576 pdf-pages and 6 MB.
Introduction to the report by Kenneth Roth;