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The EU’s dirty deal

The EU’s dirty deal

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 19, 2015 0

ISTANBUL 19 October 2015 (IRIN) - Rebecca Bryant, an anthropologist at the London School of Economics and an expert on civil conflict, borders, and displacement in the Eastern Mediterranean, warns that the EU’s

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How many refugee children can Sweden take?

How many refugee children can Sweden take?

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 15, 2015 0

MALMO 15 October 2015 (IRIN) - Sweden is experiencing a rapid rise in the numbers of unaccompanied refugee children seeking asylum there. In the first two weeks of October alone, well over 4,000

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Why child migrants are playing grown up in Italy

Why child migrants are playing grown up in Italy

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 27, 2015 0

ROME 27 July 2015 (IRIN) - Since the start of the year, nearly 7,500 child migrants have arrived in Italy without a parent or guardian.

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Scars deepen for Ukraine’s children

Scars deepen for Ukraine’s children

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 20, 2015 0

MARIUPOL 20 July 2015 (IRIN) - Children near the frontlines in Ukraine are increasingly showing the psychological and social effects of the lengthening conflict. A UNICEF program is trying to provide therapy through

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US failing kids fleeing Central America

US failing kids fleeing Central America

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 17, 2015 0

NEW YORK 17 July 2015 (IRIN) - Mechanisms put in place to stop an unprecedented influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America to the southern US border – which peaked last summer –

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For Ugandan children born of war, the struggle continues

For Ugandan children born of war, the struggle continues

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 7, 2015 0

KAMPALA 07 July 2015 (IRIN) - Actual combat may have ended almost a decade ago in northern Uganda, but for many women abducted by the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army and the children they

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Photo Feature: Burundi’s Endless Exodus

Photo Feature: Burundi’s Endless Exodus

May 22, 2015 0

KIGOMA 22 May 2015 (IRIN) - Over 110,000 Burundians have fled their country amid protests and an attempted coup d’etat. Now a cholera outbreak has made the journey all the more dangerous.

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Food security alarm for east, central Africa

Food security alarm for east, central Africa

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 13, 2014 0

NAIROBI 13 August 2014 (IRIN) - Some 20 million people are facing acute food insecurity in eastern and central Africa, with most of them being at “crisis” and “emergency” levels, according to aid

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Briefing: South Sudan heads towards famine

Briefing: South Sudan heads towards famine

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 31, 2014 0

BENTIU 31 July 2014 (IRIN) - More than a third of South Sudan’s population is at risk of severe food insecurity as a result of the ongoing conflict, and the international community, NGOs

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Analysis: Targeted assistance needed for DRC’s former child soldiers

Analysis: Targeted assistance needed for DRC’s former child soldiers

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 3, 2014 0

THE HAGUE/BUNIA 03 July 2014 (IRIN) - Recent high profile moves against militia commanders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have done little to stem child recruitment into armed groups, and much

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