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Top Picks: Jihadis, bombs, and a Taliban riddle

Top Picks: Jihadis, bombs, and a Taliban riddle

April 29, 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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What ​will​ happen to migrants returned to Turkey?

What ​will​ happen to migrants returned to Turkey?

April 12, 2016 0

Last Monday, 202 migrants were put on ferries from Greece and deported back to Turkey. As the first group to be returned under the EU’s migration deal with Turkey, their departure from the

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What became of 25 young Afghan deportees?

What became of 25 young Afghan deportees?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 6, 2016 0

Over 2,000 young people have been forcibly returned to Afghanistan from the UK in the past decade, but until now next to nothing was known about what happened to them after their deportation

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Why Turkey is still refugees unwelcome

Why Turkey is still refugees unwelcome

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 30, 2016 0

The joint EU-Turkish action plan to end the migration crisis not only aims to make Europe a much less appealing destination – with threats of detention and deportation for all new boat arrivals

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Top Picks: Subversive charities, the home of Zika, and Yemen explained

Top Picks: Subversive charities, the home of Zika, and Yemen explained

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 14, 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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Corruption and risk 2016

Corruption and risk 2016

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 27, 2016 0

Transparency International has launched its  annual ranking of corruption , pointing to the negative effects of public sector graft on the poor and vulnerable. The ranking combines a range of factors to produce

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School closures fuel Taliban recruitment

School closures fuel Taliban recruitment

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 16, 2015 0

LASHKAR GAH, AFGHANISTAN 16 December 2015 (IRIN) - Intensifying conflict in Afghanistan's Helmand Province has forced more than 50 schools to close, leaving about 100,000 students vulnerable to recruitment by the Taliban. >

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Food prices rise sharply after fighting disrupts Afghan harvest

Food prices rise sharply after fighting disrupts Afghan harvest

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 24, 2015 0

CHARDARA DISTRICT, AFGHANISTAN 24 November 2015 (IRIN) - Food prices are shooting up in Afghanistan as the harvest has been halted in the country’s breadbasket in the northern province of Kunduz, where farmers

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Snow falls on Pakistan’s shelterless quake victims

Snow falls on Pakistan’s shelterless quake victims

November 20, 2015 0

PESHAWAR 20 November 2015 (IRIN) - Weeks after an earthquake hit Pakistan and Afghanistan, those who lost their homes are living in tents as snow begins to fall and temperatures drop below zero.

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Afghan conflict and upcoming winter complicate earthquake relief

Afghan conflict and upcoming winter complicate earthquake relief

October 27, 2015 0

KUNDUZ 27 October 2015 (IRIN) - Several districts near the epicentre of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan are contested by government forces and Taliban insurgents, complicating relief to some of those affected by

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