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According to Amnesty International, the number of kidnappings has decreased in recent years but the human rights organization estimates that FARC and ELN guerrillas continue to be behind hundreds of cases.
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According to Amnesty, in certain societies women who have not had the procedure are regarded as too unclean to handle food and water, and there is a belief that a woman's genitals might continue to grow without FGM, until they dangle between her legs.
According to Amnesty International, the aftermath of the war resulted in an increase in the trafficking of women for sexual exploitation.
According to Amnesty International, more than 13 million people, over half the population of the country, suffered from malnutrition in the DPRK in 2003.
According to Amnesty International, both civilian women and female combatants have been sexually exploited or victimized by all of the different parties involved in the Colombian armed conflict.
According to the CIIR report, Amnesty International and Americas Watch stated that there is no evidence that the use of torture was sanctioned by the Nicaraguan authorities, although prisoners reported the use of conditions of detention and interrogation techniques that could be described as psychological torture.
According to Amnesty International, most of these women are trafficked from Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine.
According to Amnesty International, the presence of peacekeepers in Kosovo led to an increase in the trafficking of women for sexual exploitation.
According to Amnesty International, the Chinese government banned Falun Gong on 22 July 1999 and launched a massive propaganda campaign.
According to an Amnesty International report, lynchings of Haitians and Dominicans accused of various crimes, ranging from theft to murder, have continued to occur as late as 2006.
According to Amnesty International, " the widespread and systematic nature of human rights violations committed during the government of former head of state Alberto Fujimori ( 1990 – 2000 ) in Peru constitute crimes against humanity under international law.
" According to Amnesty International, as of February 2005, more than 370 young women and girls have been murdered in the cities of Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua.
According to Amnesty International, " In, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled on the “ cotton field ” ( Campo Algodonero ) case that Mexico was guilty of discrimination and of failing to protect three young women murdered in 2001 in Ciudad Juárez or to ensure an effective investigation into their abduction and murder.
According to Amnesty International and the UN, many countries in the world routinely torture people.
According to Amnesty International, in the year 2003 " there were severe restrictions on freedom of the press, and political parties were unable to function.
According to a BBC Arena documentary narrated by Dawn French it was Wax's role as backstage interviewer at Amnesty International's 1987 benefit show The Secret Policeman's Third Ball that eventually boosted her career to a higher level.
According to accusations by Amnesty International, Zena Mahlangu, a high school student, disappeared from her school in October 2002.
According to Amnesty International, 30, 000 trade unionists were detained, most held under preventive detention laws.
According to Amnesty International, the Syrian military bombed the old city center from the air to facilitate the entry of infantry and tanks through the narrow streets ; buildings were demolished by tanks during the first four days of fighting.
According to the National Commission for the Status of Women ( NCSW ) and Amnesty International in Asia and the Pacific, 88 % of the female prisoners are in jail as a direct consequence of the Hudood Ordinance on adultery ( including both those awaiting trial and those convicted ).
According to Amnesty International, death sentences from 1959-87 numbered 237 of which all but 21 were actually carried out.
According to Amnesty International there is discrimination, racism, and murders of members of ethnic minorities.
According to Amnesty International, Muhammad Haydar Zammar is a victim of the US-led renditions programme who was convicted in February 2007 after an unfair trial before the Syrian Supreme State Security Court.
" According to Amnesty International's influential report Torture in the Eighties, hooding and other forms of ill-treatment became widespread again after the resignation of Menachem Begin in 1984.
According to the album insert a portion of the proceeds from this album will go to Amnesty International and the Union of Concerned Scientists.
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According to an estimate by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute ( SIPRI ), 40 % of all Brazilian arms transfers from 1985 to 1989 went to Iraq.
According to the International Telecommunication Union, in 2004 there were only 479, 000 telephone subscribers in the country of nearly 11 million people, with. 061 main lines per 1000 inhabitants.
According to the International Reciprocal Trade Association, the industry trade body, more than 450, 000 businesses transacted $ 10 billion globally in 2008 – and officials expect trade volume to grow by 15 % in 2009.
According to a 2003 study undertaken by the International Diabetes Federation ( IDF ) on the access to and availability of insulin in its member countries, synthetic ' human ' insulin is considerably more expensive in most countries where both synthetic ' human ' and animal insulin are commercially available: e. g. within European countries the average price of synthetic ' human ' insulin was twice as high as the price of pork insulin.
* According to the letter of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, the correct name for this family should be Microcebidae, but the name Cheirogaleidae has been retained for stability.
According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, preparations that include more than five percent of crude coal tar are Group 1 carcinogen.
According to a 1999 International Monetary Fund report, remittances from Dominican Americans, are estimated to be about $ 1. 5 billion per year.
According to the Bank for International Settlements, the total outstanding notional amount is US $ 708 trillion ( as of June 2011 ).
According to the Peterson Institute for International Economics and other proponents of demographic structural approach ( cliodynamics ), the basic problem Egypt has is unemployment driven by a demographic youth bulge: with the number of new people entering the job force at about 4 % a year, unemployment in Egypt is almost 10 times as high for college graduates as it is for people who have gone through elementary school, particularly educated urban youth, who are precisely those people that were seen out in the streets during 2011 Egyptian revolution.
According to the International Monetary Fund, commercial banks in Eritrea — all government owned and operated — appear to be in compliance with prudent regulations.
According to the International Monetary Fund, the overall fiscal deficit in 2003 was 17 percent of gross domestic product ( GDP ).
According to the International Monetary Fund, in 2003 foreign reserves were just US $ 17. 2 million, sufficient to cover only two weeks of imports.
According to the International Monetary Fund, the Afghan economy grew 20 % in the fiscal year ending in March 2004, after expanding 30 % in the previous 12 months.
According the International Water Management Institute and UNEP, well-managed agroecosystems not only provide food, fibre and animal products, they also provide services such as flood mitigation, groundwater recharge, erosion control and habitats for plants, birds fish and other animals.
According to the International Franchise Association approximately 4 % of all businesses in the United States are franchisee-worked.
According to Vermont he found misconduct, and continued to find it, from Amsterdam to the International office.
According to a report by the International Organization of Securities Commissions, the most common tactic is the direct regulation of financial advisers — including hedge fund managers, which is primarily intended to protect investors against fraud.
According to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the CIA World Factbook, in 2011 Italy was the eighth-largest economy in the world, the fourth-largest in Europe and the third-largest in the Eurozone in terms of nominal GDP, and the tenth-largest economy in the world and fifth-largest in Europe in terms of purchasing power parity ( PPP ) GDP.
According to this viewpoint, International English is a concept of English that minimises the aspects defined by either the colonial imperialism of Victorian Britain or the so-called " cultural imperialism " of the 20th century United States.
According to the International Lesbian and Gay Association ( ILGA ) seven countries still retain capital punishment for homosexual behavior: Afghanistan, Iran, Mauritania, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Yemen.
The economy of Japan is the third largest national economy in the world after the United States and the People's Republic of China and is the world's second largest developed economy According to the International Monetary Fund, the country's per capita GDP ( PPP ) was at $ 34, 739 or the 25th highest in 2011.
According to the all-time ranking published in 2009 by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics, an organization recognised by FIFA, based on clubs ' performance in international competitions, Juventus were Italy's best club and second in Europe of the 20th century.
According to Transparency International, the government of Afghanistan is the third most-corrupt in the world.
According to the Military Balance published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the force was organized into one armored, one infantry, and one paratroop / commando brigade.