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    Human Rights Watch, Inc. (HRW) Human Rights Watch, Inc. is a multinational non-governmental organization whose area of interest is to conduct research and advocacy on human rights. It was founded in 1978 with the formation of Helsinki Watch, an organization that was designed to monitor government compliance with the 1975 Helsinki Accords formed through the Soviet bloc (Human Rights Watch, Inc., n.d). In rapid succession, this organization adopted the name Human Rights Watch in 1988. Apart from their advocacy on human rights, HRW publishes reports on violation of human rights, as well as reports on social issues like gender discrimination, poverty and corruption. Unlike for profit companies, HRW funds its funds through public donations and individual…

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    Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) that, according to their website (Human Rights Watch, n.d.-a), is “known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy, often in partnership with local human rights groups.” HRW publishes over 100 reports and briefings annually on over 90 countries’ human rights conditions (Human Rights Watch, n.d.-a). HRW’s mission is simple: “[to defend] the rights of people…

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    Human Rights Watch The International Non-Governmental Organization I have chosen is named Human Rights Watch (HRW), which is a non-profit institution that was established in 1978 with its headquarters located in New York City. Human Rights Watch has approximately 400 staff members of “human rights professionals” (Human Rights Watch, 2015) disbursed throughout the world that include “country specialists, lawyers, journalists, advocates, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities”…

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    kidnapped from schools and other places, forced to serve and do other things do not want to do and are taught these things by other troops. Child soldiers just want to live a normal life as we do, unfortunately a lot of them are prosecuted and will not get that life. Hope though is a precious thing. Only through hope will there one day be more support to give child soldiers the amnesty they deserve. Works Cited Gettleman, Jeffrey. "Armed and Underage." The New York Times Upfront…

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    Symbolism in A Long Way Gone: Memoir of a Boy Soldier Malcom X once said: “Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression” (izquotes) Freedom is fundamental to the growth of humanity. In A Long Way Gone: Memoir of a Boy Soldier, author Ishmael Beah examines the concept of freedom and oppression through illustrating his encounters as a child soldier during the Sierra Leone civil war in the 1990s. The dark influences of war strips Beah of his childhood…

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    choose to pull the trigger targeting the person who held you at gunpoint? Kill or be killed. This will be all you know to do- kill. Child soldiers worldwide face these events daily. Nevertheless, child soldiers should be granted amnesty for the actions that they have been brainwashed into believing, the distress of disobedience bestowed upon them, and the justice that the child soldiers have been forced into suspecting they are fighting for. A large percentage of child soldiers have been…

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    The use of Emily’s house as a symbol in this story helped to show the conflict within herself. It seemed as though everything that happened to the house also happened to Emily. When Emily was young and her mind was clear, the house stood as a symbol of wealth in the neighborhood. Then, as the house decayed, so did Emily. Not just in the physical sense, but mentally as well. Emily and her house also represented the secret that they shared, Homer Barron. The pocket watch was a great way to…

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    sharp edges strain themselves around me, trying and failing to reach my height. To my right stretches the Persian Gulf and if I stare long enough to my left I can imagine seeing the Gulf of Oman over miles of undulating sand dunes. A cold rush of emptiness overtakes me and I absently remove a golden pocket watch from my vest. It is a very unique watch, one that I am very fond of because it is one of the only things that was ever given to me before…before my world was lost to isolation and fear.…

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    bored enough to watch. Well, I eventually settled of mad men. I then watched the rest of the first season ("5G" to "The Wheel"), the entire second season ("For Those Who Think Young" to "Meditations in an Emergency"), and the first episode of the third season ("Out of Town"). Eventually I got distracted by other things, and couldn't be bothered to watch it for a while. That changed when I got home, and I had was very bored waiting for my friends to get back to college, due to Alabama’s long…

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    unsuitable thematic elements, such as explicit cursing. Hearing certain words repeatedly numb the impact of the insults and leave kids, and even adults, with a dirty mouth. However, no one can blame a child for their language, since they do not understand why they should not copy a swearing character, especially if the character represents a hero in the tale. Additionally, along with the negative influence of television shows comes the impact of the never-ending digital advertisements.…

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