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HRW Calls for Summit to Focus on Human Rights

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to ensure that human rights concerns are a major focus of this week’s U.S. African Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. HRW says at least a dozen of the 50 African heads of state attending the event lead repressive governments that have imprisoned journalists, human rights defenders, and anti-corruption campaigners.  “The concern about not including human rights more prominently is that human rights issues are...

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