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SOUTH AFRICA: Business as usual after Marikana mine violence?

SOUTH AFRICA: Business as usual after Marikana mine violence?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 20, 2012 0

MARIKANA 20 September 2012 (IRIN) - Five weeks after the Marikana mine massacre in South Africa’s North West Province claimed the lives of 34 protesting workers and shocked the world, the strike that

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NIGER: Child mortality slashed

NIGER: Child mortality slashed

September 20, 2012 0

DAKAR 20 September 2012 (IRIN) - Niger has nearly halved the death rate of children below five years old since 1998, a significant drop highlighting the benefits of free universal health care for

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MYANMAR-THAILAND: Burmese migrant workers risk deportation

MYANMAR-THAILAND: Burmese migrant workers risk deportation

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 20, 2012 0

CHIANG MAI 20 September 2012 (IRIN) - Several hundred thousand Burmese migrant workers in Thailand could face deportation if they fail to register under the government’s National Verification Programme (NVP) before a 14

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BURKINA FASO: Stability vital to region

BURKINA FASO: Stability vital to region

September 19, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - More than a year after civil unrest broke out in Burkina Faso, observers and analysts say despite some progress, and sustained support for President Blaise Compaoré, tension

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Analysis: Why is humanitarian funding for Syria lagging?

Analysis: Why is humanitarian funding for Syria lagging?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

DUBAI 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Few humanitarian crises receive the attention and engagement of the world that Syria has. States - on both sides of the conflict - have clamoured loudly about

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Analysis: Burkina Faso – a beacon of stability?

Analysis: Burkina Faso – a beacon of stability?

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - More than a year after civil unrest broke out in Burkina Faso, observers and analysts say despite some progress, and sustained support for President Blaise Compaoré, tension

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FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables

FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

BANGKOK 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Disease and climate-resistant vegetables can be cultivated by grafting parts of one vegetable to another, producing a hardy plant that withstands soil-borne diseases and harsh weather, and

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FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables

FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

BANGKOK 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Disease and climate-resistant vegetables can be cultivated by grafting parts of one vegetable to another, producing a hardy plant that withstands soil-borne diseases and harsh weather, and

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Analysis: Donors not walking the talk on humanitarian aid to Syria

Analysis: Donors not walking the talk on humanitarian aid to Syria

September 19, 2012 0

DUBAI 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Few humanitarian crises receive the attention and engagement of the world that Syria has.

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ASIA: More work needed to tackle stunting

ASIA: More work needed to tackle stunting

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 18, 2012 0

BANGKOK 18 September 2012 (IRIN) - Stunting is a key factor holding back progress on children’s well-being, and Asia faces a significant challenge with millions of children under five stunted, says the 2012

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