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Language of peace hard to find as Cameroon crisis festers

Language of peace hard to find as Cameroon crisis festers

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 16, 2017 0

It’s a Monday evening in Bamenda, the main city in troubled English-speaking Cameroon. The gates of the Vatican Express bus depot are shut, just like five other coach companies in town.

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Boko Haram food crisis demands cooperation and accountability

Boko Haram food crisis demands cooperation and accountability

December 1, 2016 0

Snatched schoolgirls and suicide bomb blasts have long been the enduring images of Nigeria’s Boko Haram conflict. But now the violence is represented by thousands of new faces: those of starving children. Scenes

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Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closing the door

Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closing the door

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

KABUL 10 November 2015 (IRIN) - In recent months, the number of Afghans making the dangerous journey to Europe has risen dramatically. Most are headed for Germany, where they are receiving an increasingly

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Morocco: The forgotten frontline of the migrant crisis

Morocco: The forgotten frontline of the migrant crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 29, 2015 0

NADOR 29 July 2015 (IRIN) - Morocco has become a choke point for sub-Saharan African migrants aiming to reach Europe, pinched by the Moroccan and Spanish governments working together to halt the flow

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Why child migrants are playing grown up in Italy

Why child migrants are playing grown up in Italy

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 27, 2015 0

ROME 27 July 2015 (IRIN) - Since the start of the year, nearly 7,500 child migrants have arrived in Italy without a parent or guardian.

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Are SE Asia’s trafficking kingpins getting off the hook?

Are SE Asia’s trafficking kingpins getting off the hook?

June 30, 2015 0

COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH 30 June 2015 (IRIN) - Southeast Asia’s smuggling and trafficking rings have now gone dormant.

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Anbar IDPs in Baghdad fear for their safety

Anbar IDPs in Baghdad fear for their safety

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 13, 2014 0

DUBAI 13 May 2014 (IRIN) - Displaced families who have fled the ongoing violence in Iraq’s troubled Anbar Province say anti-Anbar hostility is leaving many too scared to register with the authorities, pushing

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Jumble of needs complicate aid to Afghanistan’s displaced

Jumble of needs complicate aid to Afghanistan’s displaced

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 18, 2014 0

HERAT 18 February 2014 (IRIN) - Authorities and humanitarian agencies in Afghanistan have struggled for decades with displacement, insecurity and natural disasters. But when delivering assistance, officials must make difficult distinctions among the

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Philippine fishermen need support after Typhoon Haiyan

Philippine fishermen need support after Typhoon Haiyan

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 2, 2014 0

CAPIZ 02 January 2014 (IRIN) - Authorities in the Philippines want to accelerate rehabilitation efforts for fishermen hit by Typhoon Haiyan to get the industry up and running as soon as possible.

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Nepal denies link to Haiti cholera

Nepal denies link to Haiti cholera

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 18, 2013 0

KATHMANDU 18 December 2013 (IRIN) - Authorities in Nepal have strongly denied ongoing allegations connecting Nepali UN peacekeeping troops to a 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti.

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