Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2003
February 25, 2004

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COUNTRY
1
Slavery
2
ILO Convention 29
3
ILO Convention 87
4
Genocide
5
ILO Convention 98
6
Prisoners of War
7
Civilians in War
8
Traffic in Persons
9
European HR Conv.
10
Pol. Rights of Women
11
Suppl. Slavery Conv.
12
ILO Convention 105
13
Racial Discrimination
14
Civil and Pol. Rights
15
Econ/Soc/Cul. Rights
16
UN Refugee Convention
17
UN Refugee Protocol
18
American HR Conv.
19
ILO Convention 138
20
Geneva Protocol I
21
Geneva Protocol II
22
Disc. Against Women
23
Torture
24
Rights of the Child
Afghanistan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
Albania *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Algeria
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Andorra
P
P
P
S
S
P
S
P
Angola
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Antigua & Barbuda
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Argentina
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Armenia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Australia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Austria
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Azerbaijan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Bahamas
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Bahrain
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Bangladesh
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Barbados
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Belarus
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Belgium
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Belize
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Benin
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Bhutan *
P
P
S
P
P
Bolivia
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Bosnia & Herz.
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Botswana
1
P
P
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Brazil
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Brunei *
1
P
P
1
P
P
P
Bulgaria
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Burkina Faso
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Burma
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
S
P
P
Burundi
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Cambodia
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Cameroon
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Canada
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Cape Verde
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Cen. African Rep.
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Chad
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Chile
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
China
2
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Hong Kong
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Macau to 12-19-99
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Macau from 12-20-99
P
P
P
China
P
(Taiwan only) *
P
P
P
P
P
S
S
Colombia
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Comoros
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
S
P
Congo,Dem. Rep. of
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Congo, Republic of
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Cook Islands
P
P
P
P
Costa Rica
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Cote D'Ivoire
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Croatia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Cuba
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Cyprus
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Czech Republic
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Denmark
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Djibouti
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Dominica
P
P
P
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Dom Republic
S
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
Ecuador
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Egypt
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
El Salvador
P
P
P
P
S
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Equatorial Guinea
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Eritrea
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Estonia
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Ethiopia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Fiji
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Finland
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
France
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Gabon
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Gambia
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
Georgia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Germany
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Ghana
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Greece
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Grenada
1
P
P
1
P
P
P
1
1
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Guatemala
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Guinea
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Guinea-Bissau
P
P
P
P
P
S
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
Guyana
1
P
P
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Haiti
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Holy See
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Honduras
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Hungary
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Iceland
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
India
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
Indonesia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Iran
S
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
S
P
Iraq
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Ireland
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Israel
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Italy
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Jamaica
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Japan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Jordan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Kazakhstan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Kenya
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Kiribati *
1
P
P
P
P
P
1
1
P
1
1
1
P
Korea, Dem.Rep. of*
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Korea, Rep. of
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Kuwait
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Kyrgyzstan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Laos
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
S
P
P
P
P
Latvia
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Lebanon
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Lesotho
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Liberia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
S
S
P
P
S
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
Libya
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Liechtenstein *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Lithuania
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Luxembourg
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Macedonia, F.Y.R.O.
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Madagascar
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
Malawi
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Malaysia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Maldives *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Mali
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Malta
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Marshall Islands *
P
Mauritania
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Mauritius
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Mexico
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Micronesia *
P
P
P
P
P
Moldova
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Monaco *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Mongolia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Morocco
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
S
P
P
P
Mozambique
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Namibia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Nauru *
S
S
S
P
Nepal
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Netherlands
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
New Zealand
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Nicaragua
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
Niger
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Nigeria
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Niue
P
Norway
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Oman *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Pakistan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
S
P
P
Palau
P
P
P
P
P
Panama
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Papua New Guinea
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Paraguay
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Peru
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Philippines
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
Poland
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Portugal
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Qatar
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Romania
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Russia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Rwanda
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Samoa *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
San Marino
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
Sao Tome & Principe
P
P
P
P
S
S
S
P
P
P
P
S
S
P
Saudi Arabia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Senegal
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Serbia & Montenegro
P
Seychelles
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Sierra Leone
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Singapore
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Slovak Republic
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Slovenia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Solomon Islands
P
P
P
P
P
P
1
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
Somalia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
South Africa *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Spain
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Sri Lanka
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
St.Kitts & Nevis *
1
P
P
P
P
P
1
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
St. Lucia
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
St. Vincent *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Sudan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
Suriname
2
P
P
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Swaziland
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Sweden
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Switzerland
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Syria
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Tajikistan *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Tanzania
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Thailand
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Togo
2
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Tonga *
1
P
P
P
1
1
1
P
P
P
P
Trinidad & Tobago
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Tunisia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Turkey
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
Turkmenistan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Tuvalu *
1
P
P
1
1
1
P
P
P
P
Uganda
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Ukraine
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
United Arab Emir.
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
United Kingdom
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
United States
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
S
S
S
S
P
S
Uruguay
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
S
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Uzbekistan
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Vanuatu *
P
P
1
P
P
P
P
Venezuela
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Vietnam *
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Yemen
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Yugoslavia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Zambia
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Zimbabwe
1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P

P = Party S=Signatory * designates a non-ILO member

1 = Based on general declaration concerning treaty obligations prior to independence.

2 = Party to 1926 Convention only.