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MALI: Malnutrition – Worrying in north, rising in south

MALI: Malnutrition – Worrying in north, rising in south

August 10, 2012 0

BAMAKO/MOPTI 10 August 2012 (IRIN) - At Koutiala reference hospital in the Sikasso region of southeastern Mali, 300 children are crammed into one room, most of them attached to drips while they receive

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CHAD: Darfur’s forgotten refugees

CHAD: Darfur’s forgotten refugees

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 10, 2012 0

GOZ-BEIDA 10 August 2012 (IRIN) - Ten years after fleeing violence in the Sudanese region of Darfur, Abdulla Juma Abubakr has no intention of returning home. >

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HEALTH: Increasing obesity in sub-Saharan Africa threatens child survival

HEALTH: Increasing obesity in sub-Saharan Africa threatens child survival

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 10, 2012 0

LONDON 10 August 2012 (IRIN) - Making sure expectant mothers eat enough remains the main concern of health workers, especially in poorer rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa, but this concentration has masked the

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COTE D’IVOIRE: Gunfire and fear in Abidjan

COTE D’IVOIRE: Gunfire and fear in Abidjan

August 10, 2012 0

ABIDJAN 10 August 2012 (IRIN) - A recent wave of armed attacks in Côte d’Ivoire’s commercial capital, Abidjan, is lowering hopes of a steady return to security in a city that suffered some

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OPT: Renewed barrier construction threatens Palestinian heritage

OPT: Renewed barrier construction threatens Palestinian heritage

August 9, 2012 0

RAMALLAH 09 August 2012 (IRIN) - Palestinian communities in the West Bank have expressed alarm at widely reported news that Israel will resume the construction of its “separation wall” after a five-year delay.

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Analysis: Chad IDPs face homecoming hurdles

Analysis: Chad IDPs face homecoming hurdles

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 9, 2012 0

GOZ-BEIDA/N’DJAMENA 09 August 2012 (IRIN) - Efforts to find “durable solutions” for many of the tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in eastern Chad by the end of 2012 are being

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COTE D’IVOIRE: Desperation after last IDP refuge razed

COTE D’IVOIRE: Desperation after last IDP refuge razed

August 9, 2012 0

DUEKOUE 09 August 2012 (IRIN) - On the morning of 20 July, after an attack that killed four people around Duékoué, a town in Côte d'Ivoire's turbulent west, a huge crowd surrounded the

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Analysis: Patronage stalls Yemen’s transition

Analysis: Patronage stalls Yemen’s transition

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 8, 2012 0

SANA’A 08 August 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly six months after his ousting from power, former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh continues to hold significant influence and control over military forces in the country.

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LEBANON-SYRIA: No school today – Why Syrian refugee children miss out on education

LEBANON-SYRIA: No school today – Why Syrian refugee children miss out on education

August 8, 2012 0

WADI KHALED 08 August 2012 (IRIN) - Hayat*, a dark-haired 12-year-old, searches for a familiar face among a circle of children playing a name game. She knows some of the kids. They have

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MALI: Not a fragile state, yet

MALI: Not a fragile state, yet

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 8, 2012 0

BAMAKO/MOPTI 08 August 2012 (IRIN) - Drissa Keita, 42, fled south to Bamako, the capital of Mail, with 18 family members when Islamist extremists overran Gao in the northeast in early April. Once

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