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WANTED: War criminals still at large

WANTED: War criminals still at large

March 24, 2016 0

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić was today found guilty of genocide and war crimes and sentenced to 40 years in jail. The verdict ends Europe’s biggest war crimes trial since Nuremburg, and

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First UN Syria airdrop lands in trouble

First UN Syria airdrop lands in trouble

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 24, 2016 0

Only a few hours after UN aid chief Stephen O’Brien told the UN Security Council that a 21-ton World Food Programme airdrop had successfully been made to the besieged Syrian city of Deir

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IRIN’s Top Picks: Cambodian injustice, Syrian hospitals, and missing pirates

IRIN’s Top Picks: Cambodian injustice, Syrian hospitals, and missing pirates

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 19, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top

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How the LRA still haunts northern Uganda

How the LRA still haunts northern Uganda

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 17, 2016 0

In 2006, northern Uganda was nearing the end of the brutal Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency. Some 1.8 million people had been displaced and tens of thousands kidnapped, mutilated or killed

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Turkey’s hidden humanitarian crisis

Turkey’s hidden humanitarian crisis

February 4, 2016 0

As fighting intensified in the old city of Sur, Turkish authorities imposed a curfew that forced 75-year-old Neaz Tanlikulu from his home. Narrow cobblestone alleys that used to echo the happy cries of

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No deal to strengthen respect for Geneva Conventions

No deal to strengthen respect for Geneva Conventions

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 10, 2015 0

States gathered at a major conference to debate the rules of war have failed to back a proposal aimed at boosting compliance with the Geneva Conventions.

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Is migration the elephant in the room?

Is migration the elephant in the room?

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 26, 2015 0

The migration crisis that has preoccupied Europe for the last six months has highlighted how unprepared one of the richest continents in the world is to deal with what lies ahead as climate

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The Gravedigger’s Testimony: Chadian torture victims face former president

The Gravedigger’s Testimony: Chadian torture victims face former president

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 22, 2015 0

N'DJAMENA/DAKAR 22 July 2015 (IRIN) - Almost a quarter of a century after thousands of Chadians were allegedly imprisoned, killed and tortured during the rule of former president Hissène Habré, there is finally

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The Gravedigger and the President: Chadian torture victims face former president

The Gravedigger and the President: Chadian torture victims face former president

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 22, 2015 0

N'DJAMENA/DAKAR 22 July 2015 (IRIN) - Almost a quarter of a century after thousands of Chadians were allegedly imprisoned, killed and tortured during the rule of former president Hissène Habré, there is finally

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Forgive and forget? Amnesty dilemma haunts Uganda

Forgive and forget? Amnesty dilemma haunts Uganda

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 12, 2015 0

KAMPALA 12 June 2015 (IRIN) - Should rebels who turn themselves in be allowed to escape justice for potentially heinous crimes if it might foster peace, or must they be prosecuted even at

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