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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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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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