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Internally Displaced People in Karen State, Burma

Peace Way Foundation (Burma Issues), Burma

This video was filmed in a small community of internally displaced people just before an offensive by the SPDC regime swept through the area. It documents the emotions and fears of people caught in one of the world's forgotten humanitarian crises.
From Witness, Always on the Run

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Justice for Child Soldiers in the DRC

Association des Jeunes pour le Developpement Integre-Kalundu (AJEDI-Ka), Democratic Republic of Congo

Over 20,000 children have been recruited and used as child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 1996. They are used in active combat, as spies and porters, and are often sexually exploited. From Witness, A Duty to Protect

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Vigilantes at the Border

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), United States

Shot by activists and border residents, this video takes a close-up look at "Minuteman" vigilantes through disturbing interviews and footage of their nighttime patrols. From Witness, Rights on the Line

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Violence, Abuse and Neglect in the California Youth Authority

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights (EBCHR), United States

"System Failure" exposes horrific conditions and human rights violations endemic of California's juvenile prison system, one of the largest youth correctional agencies in the U.S., and calls for a complete overhaul of the system. From Witness, System Failure

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Mental Disability Rights International (MDRI)

MDRI documented inhuman and degrading conditions in the Neuro-Psychiatric hospital in conditions that threaten the lives and health of the more than 400 people detained in the institution. From Witness, Paraguay’s Mental Health System or MDRI


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