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US Government Reports

U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of Labor
United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)
  • Respecting Rights? Measuring the World’s Blasphemy Laws – July 2017
Congressional Research Services  (CRS)  
Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
  • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014


Non-Government Organization Reports

Amnesty International
  • We are facing extinction: Escalating anti-LGBTI sentiment, the weaponization of law and their human rights implications in select African countries - Jan. 2024
  • Amnesty International Report 2022/23: The state of the world’s human rights - Mar. 2023
  • Ruling by fear and repression "The Restriction Of Freedom Of Expression, Association and Assembly In Zambia" - June 2021
  • Death Sentences and Executions 2020 - Apr. 2021
  • “Treated like furniture” Gender-Based Violence And COVID-19 Response In Southern Africa – Feb. 2021
  • The State of African Regional Human Rights Bodies and Mechanisms 2019-2020 - Oct. 2020
  • Authorities escalate attacks on dissent by denying youth leaders right to protest - June 2020
  • Rising Impunity And Lack Of Accountability – Nov 2017
Country Maps
Election Guide
Freedom House
Human Rights Watch
  • “We Have to Be Worried” The Impact of Lead Contamination on Children’s Rights in Kabwe, Zambia – Aug. 2019
  • "Forced to Leave" Commercial Farming and Displacement in Zambia - Oct. 2017
  • “We Are Also Dying of AIDS” Barriers to HIV Services and Treatment for Persons with Disabilities in Zambia – Jul. 2014
  • “You’ll Be Fired if You Refuse” Labor Abuses in Zambia’s Chinese State-owned Copper Mines - Nov. 2011
  • Unjust and Unhealthy HIV, TB, and Abuse in Zambian Prisons -  Apr. 2010
  • Hidden in the Mealie Meal Gender-Based Abuses and Women’s HIV Treatment in Zambia -  Dec. 2007
  • Suffering in Silence: The Links between Human Rights Abuses and HIV Transmission to Girls in Zambia - Jan. 2003
  • No Model of Democracy: Continuing Human Rights Violations - May 1998
  • The Reality Amidst Contradictions: Human Rights in Zambia since the 1996 Elections - July 1996
  • Elections and Human Rights in The Third Republic - Dec. 1996
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Fact sheet on the breakdown of refugees, aslyum-seekers and IDPs in Southern Africa (as of April 2023) - July 2023
World Health Organization


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Updated January 9, 2024