The death penalty is still presented as a crime control measure in the Caribbean despite the lack of convincing evidence of its deterrent effect.
On 20 December the Ugandan Parliament passed an Anti-Homosexuality Bill which entrenches hatred and discrimination against those who are, or who are believed to be, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgen
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In the early hours of 12 June 1996, Kalpana Chakma, 23, was abducted from her home in Bangladesh, by a group of plain clothed security personnel. She has never been found.
Migrant workers' accomodation in Qatar © Shaival Dalal