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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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Cholera can kill quickly. In Yemen, it’s taking one life an hour

Cholera can kill quickly. In Yemen, it’s taking one life an hour

June 12, 2017 0

Cholera is now killing more people than bombs and bullets in Yemen, in a raging outbreak that is out of control thanks to the inability of the country to cope after more than

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The battle for Raqqa begins

The battle for Raqqa begins

June 6, 2017 0

The assault on Raqqa officially began on Tuesday morning with the announcement of a “great battle”, but many fear that the Syrian city, which for three years has served as the de facto

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The little shrub making a big difference in rural Senegal

The little shrub making a big difference in rural Senegal

June 5, 2017 0

In India, its dried leaves are used as a hair conditioner; in east Africa it’s fed to livestock; Mauritanians smoke its seeds; and in rural Senegal, where it goes by the name of

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Turkey expels Syrians working for Danish NGO

Turkey expels Syrians working for Danish NGO

June 2, 2017 0

Turkey has expelled four Syrians working for a Danish aid agency, a new move in a crackdown on international NGOs, IRIN can now report. Their destination: Khartoum, Sudan, 3,000 kilometres away

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Afghan refugees in Greek camp: “If you kept animals in this situation, they would die”

Afghan refugees in Greek camp: “If you kept animals in this situation, they would die”

June 2, 2017 0

Hundreds of Afghan refugees in Greece would rather live in inhumane conditions than be forced to leave

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UN flight ban reduces Yemen access at critical time

UN flight ban reduces Yemen access at critical time

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

Overshadowed by Syria and Iraq, the war in Yemen has long struggled to compete for media attention.

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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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