Human rights around the world
Amnesty International has released its annual report on the state of the world(***)s human rights. In Veracruz, Mexico, beatings and rape are among potential perils for Central American migrants. [Amnesty International];*;In Hagadera camp, Kenya, three camps at Dadaab, which were designed for 90,000 people Somali refugees, now have a population of about 250,000 civilians. [Amnesty International];*;Amnesty also highlighted conditions in the Gunhill informal settlement in Zimbabwe where the majority of residents were victims of a 2005 programme of mass forced evictions. [Amnesty International];*;The human rights group also highlighted conditions in Malaysia, where immigration detainees pictured here await their fate at the Lenggeng Detention Centre. [Amnesty International];*;Amnesty cited the conflict in Pakistan(***)s northwest, where fighting between the Pakistani Taliban and government security forces has displaced more than two million people. [Amnesty International];*;The human rights group also documented the situation of asylum seekers waiting to submit their asylum applications in Athens, Greece. [Amnesty International];*;And in Gaza, Amnesty called attention to conditions of Palestinians affected by Israel(***)s offensive on the Strip, which reduced much of the coastal territory to rubble. [Amnesty International]
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