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IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

December 6, 2012 0

NAIROBI 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) 2009, also known as the Kampala Convention, came into force on 6 December;

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IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 6, 2012 0

NAIROBI 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) 2009, also known as the Kampala Convention, came into force on 6 December;

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IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

December 6, 2012 0

NAIROBI 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) 2009, also known as the Kampala Convention, came into force on 6 December;

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SLIDESHOW: Illegal fishing hits fish stocks, livelihoods in Sierra Leone

SLIDESHOW: Illegal fishing hits fish stocks, livelihoods in Sierra Leone

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 6, 2012 0

FREETOWN 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - Fishing communities in Sierra Leone have been hit hard by illegal and unregulated fishing off the West African coast.

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IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 6, 2012 0

NAIROBI 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) 2009, also known as the Kampala Convention, came into force on 6 December;

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KENYA: Rita, "I feel cheated of my right to decide whether to give birth or not"

KENYA: Rita, "I feel cheated of my right to decide whether to give birth or not"

November 30, 2012 0

NAIROBI 30 November 2012 (IRIN) - In August 2012, the African Gender and Media Initiative, a Kenyan NGO, released a report documenting cases of forced and coerced sterilizations of HIV-positive women, carried out

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COTE D’IVOIRE: Government returns to the north

COTE D’IVOIRE: Government returns to the north

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 30, 2012 0

KORHOGO/BOUAKE 30 November 2012 (IRIN) - After almost a decade of rebel rule, northern Côte d'Ivoire is coming to terms with a new authority as the government of President Alassane Ouattara, who assumed

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SOUTH AFRICA: Treatment programme by numbers

SOUTH AFRICA: Treatment programme by numbers

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 30, 2012 0

JOHANNESBURG 30 November 2012 (IRIN) - South Africa has recently made huge strides in HIV treatment, scaling-up the number of people on antiretroviral (ARV) drugs while also improving its national treatment guidelines.

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NIGERIA: Failure to prosecute

NIGERIA: Failure to prosecute

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 29, 2012 0

LONDON 29 November 2012 (IRIN) - The major atrocities in northern Nigeria’s violent insurgency have been widely reported: church bombings, including an attack on Christmas Day; attacks on government buildings, newspaper offices, and

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Analysis: Hurdles to Nigerian government-Boko Haram dialogue

Analysis: Hurdles to Nigerian government-Boko Haram dialogue

November 28, 2012 0

KANO 28 November 2012 (IRIN) - Attempts by the Nigerian government and the Boko Haram militia to peacefully resolve a three-year-old insurgency by the Islamist group have thus far floundered, dashing hopes of

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