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Restive Pakistani city in legal limbo since bombing killed, injured 150 lawyers

Restive Pakistani city in legal limbo since bombing killed, injured 150 lawyers

February 24, 2017 0

Pakistan’s Balochistan Province has long had a reputation for lawlessness, but it’s never been truer on a practical level than it is today.

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Three deadly viruses that could spawn the next pandemic

Three deadly viruses that could spawn the next pandemic

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 20, 2017 0

Heard of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, Nipah virus, or MERS? One of them might just spawn the next pandemic

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UN under fire even as Pakistan lifts Afghan deportation order

UN under fire even as Pakistan lifts Afghan deportation order

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 13, 2017 0

Pakistan has backed off threats to deport more than two million Afghans starting next month, but the refugees are still under intense pressure to leave and the UN is accused of complicity in

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The cheat sheet: Somalia famine, Trump orders, and chemical weapons in Syria

The cheat sheet: Somalia famine, Trump orders, and chemical weapons in Syria

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 10, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have

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The humanitarian cheat sheet: Trouble in CAR and WhatsApp for crises

The humanitarian cheat sheet: Trouble in CAR and WhatsApp for crises

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 3, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN's team of editors curates a selection of some of the best humanitarian reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed and looks ahead to give you the inside scoop on

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US refugee resettlement system reels from Trump ban

US refugee resettlement system reels from Trump ban

February 3, 2017 0

More than 67,000 vetted refugees are waiting to go to the US. They’re stuck. So are the people ready to help them

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Syrian militias, Gazan pipes, and reforming humanitarianism: IRIN Top Picks

Syrian militias, Gazan pipes, and reforming humanitarianism: IRIN Top Picks

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 27, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN's team of editors curates a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depth analyses and features to academic studies and podcasts: Making humanitarianism fit for purpose

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Refugees are not “political resources”

Refugees are not “political resources”

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 26, 2017 0

Tempting as it might be to encourage refugees to foster change in their countries of origin, it is an agenda beset by ethical and practical problems

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Pakistan NGOs go to court to fight government crackdown

Pakistan NGOs go to court to fight government crackdown

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 25, 2017 0

A legal showdown is looming in Pakistan as NGOs petition the courts to squelch interior ministry orders to cease operations for allegedly “pursing an anti-state agenda”.   About a dozen NGOs in Punjab Province

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Davos, peace in Iraq and Libya, and demographic dynamism: IRIN Top Picks

Davos, peace in Iraq and Libya, and demographic dynamism: IRIN Top Picks

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 20, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN's team of editors curates a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depth analyses and features to academic studies and podcasts Davos develops a humanitarian bent

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