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HRW: Ebola Outbreak Tests Human Rights

West African governments are being urged to ensure human rights are respected as they battle the ongoing Ebola outbreak. Human Rights Watch says the response to the crisis has been slowed by ignorance, fear, denial and mistrust. Human Rights Watch says protecting rights is “a crucial element in controlling the unprecedented Ebola epidemic ravaging the region.” Corinne Dufka, senior West Africa researcher, said, “We do call on these governments to adopt a human rights framework in...

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