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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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Grief not justice for Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan

Grief not justice for Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 26, 2015 0

OSH 26 May 2015 (IRIN) - Five years after ethnic riots roiled Kyrgyzstan, not only has the minority Uzbek community found little to no justice for the hundreds killed but it finds itself

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Timor-Leste’s judicial lurch could worsen domestic violence trauma

Timor-Leste’s judicial lurch could worsen domestic violence trauma

December 15, 2014 0

DILI 15 December 2014 (IRIN) - Timor-Leste's efforts to reduce the prevalence of domestic gender-based violence through criminalization and prosecution, already hampered by a general lack of trust in the formal court system,

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CAR: The search for justice

CAR: The search for justice

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 30, 2014 0

BANGUI 30 October 2014 (IRIN) - As the International Criminal Court (ICC) steps up its work in the Central African Republic (CAR), pledging to bring the worst perpetrators of violence to justice, concerted

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Briefing: Holding ISIS to account

Briefing: Holding ISIS to account

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 16, 2014 0

DUBAI 16 October 2014 (IRIN) - The international outcry to the openly advertised atrocities committed in Iraq by the Islamic State has led to calls for justice. But what mechanisms exist to turn

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Lingering trauma impact of Timor-Leste’s violent past

Lingering trauma impact of Timor-Leste’s violent past

June 30, 2014 0

DILI 30 June 2014 (IRIN) - Repeated bouts of violence in Timor Leste’s recent past and a persistent sense of injustice have had a lasting mental health impact, new research shows.

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No easy way forward for Al-Shabab defectors

No easy way forward for Al-Shabab defectors

June 12, 2014 0

BAIDOA 12 June 2014 (IRIN) - Anwar Ahmed*, 50, an Al-Shabab defector, was drawn to Somalia's Salafist armed group both by the promise of a wage and a belief in the Islamic ways

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