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Outflanking the war on drugs?

Outflanking the war on drugs?

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 1, 2016 0

It’s widely acknowledged that the “war on drugs” has failed.

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Top Picks: Astronomic arms sales, aid-resistant airdrops, and a new way to stop Zika?

Top Picks: Astronomic arms sales, aid-resistant airdrops, and a new way to stop Zika?

February 26, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top

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IRIN’s Top Picks: Cambodian injustice, Syrian hospitals, and missing pirates

IRIN’s Top Picks: Cambodian injustice, Syrian hospitals, and missing pirates

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 19, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top

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Sri Lanka war crimes in the spotlight as UN rights chief visits

Sri Lanka war crimes in the spotlight as UN rights chief visits

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 9, 2016 0

YANGON 09 February 2016 (IRIN) - Sri Lanka's president is unlikely to cave in any time soon to pressure for international participation in a war crimes tribunal, as the United Nations rights chief

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Is migration the elephant in the room?

Is migration the elephant in the room?

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 26, 2015 0

The migration crisis that has preoccupied Europe for the last six months has highlighted how unprepared one of the richest continents in the world is to deal with what lies ahead as climate

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Aid agencies withdraw from Afghanistan’s north

Aid agencies withdraw from Afghanistan’s north

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 5, 2015 0

KABUL 05 October 2015 (IRIN) - The United Nations has evacuated staff from areas of northern Afghanistan where a suspected American airstrike hit a clinic run by Médecins Sans Frontières, forcing it to

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Will UN report bring justice for Sri Lanka war victims?

Will UN report bring justice for Sri Lanka war victims?

September 2, 2015 0

UNNICHCHI, SRI LANKA 02 September 2015 (IRIN) - After acceding to the Sri Lankan government’s request to delay by six months a report examining crimes committed during Sri Lanka's civil war, the Geneva-based

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Will Thailand deport Uighurs who fled China?

Will Thailand deport Uighurs who fled China?

August 27, 2015 0

BANGKOK 27 August 2015 (IRIN) - Despite Thailand's recent deportation of 109 ethnic Uighurs to China where they could face torture, about 60 members of the persecuted minority who remain in detention are

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Hunger in the jungle as Myanmar blocks aid

Hunger in the jungle as Myanmar blocks aid

August 17, 2015 0

YANGON 17 August 2015 (IRIN) - Local aid groups and the United Nations are urging Myanmar to allow access to about 1,400 people who are running out of food in makeshift camps in

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Why helicopters matter in Nepal

Why helicopters matter in Nepal

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 10, 2015 0

YANGON 10 August 2015 (IRIN) - The United Nations warned on Monday that it will be forced to ground its fleet of six helicopters in Nepal – which are being used for post-earthquake

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