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EU needs to offer work visas to bring migration under control

EU needs to offer work visas to bring migration under control

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 28, 2017 0

As migration is now viewed as an almost existential crisis for the European Union, it can be easy to forget that the EU developed a centralised policy on the matter only in the past two years.

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Disposable Africans – migration and its consequences

Disposable Africans – migration and its consequences

June 21, 2017 0

Much ink has been spilt trying to make sense of the migration flow across the Mediterranean, a stretch of sea that has become the frontline of capitalism’s most urgent question: What’s more valuable

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Starvation threatens hundreds trapped by fighting in Philippine city

Starvation threatens hundreds trapped by fighting in Philippine city

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 19, 2017 0

Civilians who fled the Philippine city of Marawi report seeing hundreds of bodies in the streets after weeks of fighting between government and Islamist forces

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IRIN wins top Asia award for video reporting

IRIN wins top Asia award for video reporting

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 15, 2017 0

We are delighted to announce that the Society of Publishers in Asia has recognised IRIN's outstanding work in the region with an overall win in the video reporting category and an honourable mention for

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Explaining the Bangladeshi migrant surge into Italy

Explaining the Bangladeshi migrant surge into Italy

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 1, 2017 0

Bangladeshis are suddenly second behind Nigerians in terms of new migrant arrivals to Italy. How come

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Explaining the Bangladeshi migrant surge into Italy

Explaining the Bangladeshi migrant surge into Italy

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 1, 2017 0

Bangladeshis are suddenly second behind Nigerians in terms of new migrant arrivals to Italy. How come?

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Sri Lanka disaster authorities failed to issue early warnings for storm that killed 202 people

Sri Lanka disaster authorities failed to issue early warnings for storm that killed 202 people

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 31, 2017 0

Days of floods and landslides show that Sri Lanka needs to boost disaster preparedness

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Inside Marawi: Death toll nears 100 as Philippines security forces battle Islamist militants

Inside Marawi: Death toll nears 100 as Philippines security forces battle Islamist militants

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 29, 2017 0

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in order to defeat militants. Will it just lead to more conflict?

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Martial law in Mindanao, Trump’s plans for Somalia and global humanitarian attitudes: The Cheat Sheet

Martial law in Mindanao, Trump’s plans for Somalia and global humanitarian attitudes: The Cheat Sheet

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 26, 2017 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors looks ahead at what’s on our humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed: What will martial law

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Vietnam’s response to climate change? A shrimp and mangrove cocktail

Vietnam’s response to climate change? A shrimp and mangrove cocktail

May 23, 2017 0

An innovative project capitalises on rising sea levels and salinisation

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