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Cameroon’s descent into crisis: the long history of anglophone discord

Cameroon’s descent into crisis: the long history of anglophone discord

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 4, 2017 0

Cameroon’s anglophone crisis reached a new low at the weekend when at least 17 people were shot dead by security forces and 50 wounded, according to Amnesty International.

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Disease fears grow as Bangladesh plans giant Rohingya refugee camp

Disease fears grow as Bangladesh plans giant Rohingya refugee camp

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 4, 2017 0

Disease, UN wrangling, and barbed wire don’t bode well for a massive new Rohingya refugee camp

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Disease fears grow as Bangladesh plans giant Rohingya refugee camp

Disease fears grow as Bangladesh plans giant Rohingya refugee camp

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 4, 2017 0

Disease, UN wrangling, and barbed wire don’t bode well for a massive new Rohingya refugee camp

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Fixing Fallujah: City tests Iraq’s ability to bounce back

Fixing Fallujah: City tests Iraq’s ability to bounce back

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 2, 2017 0

Midday in Fallujah and the searing sun beats down on the dust-caked roads. The salmon-hued General Hospital towers prominently over the city: ground zero for a rebuilding and reconciliation process that holds vital

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Women drivers, corrupt cops, and dating refugees: The Cheat Sheet

Women drivers, corrupt cops, and dating refugees: The Cheat Sheet

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

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe: Was letting women drive a Saudi PR

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Unfair cop – why African police forces make violent extremism worse

Unfair cop – why African police forces make violent extremism worse

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 28, 2017 0

Undermanned, underfunded, underwhelming: African police forces struggle to contain regular crime, and they are even further out of their depth when it comes to tackling violent extremism. The best way to identify threats

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Back to war: Cameroon forcibly deporting Nigerian refugees

Back to war: Cameroon forcibly deporting Nigerian refugees

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 27, 2017 0

Cameroonian soldiers are using “extreme physical violence” to force tens of thousands of refugees fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency to return to northeastern Nigeria, Human Rights Watch has warned.

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Iraqi Kurdistan has voted for independence. What now?

Iraqi Kurdistan has voted for independence. What now?

September 27, 2017 0

The Iraqi Kurdish referendum won’t be ushering in independence just yet, but it has brought plenty of political upheaval

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Breaking North Korea’s vicious cycle of missile tests, sanctions, and aid dependency

Breaking North Korea’s vicious cycle of missile tests, sanctions, and aid dependency

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

The bluster and belligerence between Washington and Pyongyang hide a humanitarian conundrum that must be solved

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Vote violence in flashpoint city signals long road to Iraqi Kurdistan

Vote violence in flashpoint city signals long road to Iraqi Kurdistan

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

Much of Iraqi Kurdistan may be rejoicing, but the divided city of Tuz Khurmatu still worries for its future

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