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Pac.K3238.A1U55 2013
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TITLE: Report on human rights practices : Federated States of Micronesia / by US Department of State
AUTHOR: United States. Department of State.
PUBLISHED: U.S.A.: Lexington, 2013.
DESCRIPTION: 24 p.; 28 cm.
NOTES: "The Federated States of Micronesia is a constitutional republic composed of four states: Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Yap. Individual states enjoyed significant autonomy and traditional leaders retained considerable influence, especially in Pohnpei and Yap. The eleced unicameral Congess selects the president from among its four members elected from at-large state districts.
NOTES: On May 10, Congress reelected Emanul Mori as president. The most recent elections for Congress, held in March, were considered generally free and fair, despite techincal problems and some allegations of fraud in Chuuk. Security forces reported to civilian authorities.
NOTES: Continued discrimination and violence against women and widespread corruption constituted to be the most prevalent human rights problem in the country. Other reported human rights problems included judicial delays, domestic violence, and child neglect. In some instances the government took steps to punish officials and their friends who committed abuses, but in many instances was a problem."
SUBJECT: Human rights.
SUBJECT: Human rights--Micronesia (Federated States).

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