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Donors pledge $1.5 billion in aid to Syria while demanding more access

Donors pledge $1.5 billion in aid to Syria while demanding more access

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 30, 2013 0

KUWAIT CITY 30 January 2013 (IRIN) - In the largest ever fundraising conference in the United Nation's history, the international community pledged today more than $1.5 billion in humanitarian aid for the people

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Assistance to Jakarta flood victims delayed

Assistance to Jakarta flood victims delayed

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 21, 2013 0

JAKARTA 21 January 2013 (IRIN) - Hundreds of people hit by recent flooding in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, say government assistance has still not arrived four days after the city governor declared a state

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How to: Map sexual networks

How to: Map sexual networks

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 30, 2012 0

NEW YORK CITY 30 November 2012 (IRIN) - With whom did you last have sex? When

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OPT: In the line of fire

OPT: In the line of fire

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

GAZA CITY 18 November 2012 (IRIN) - It seemed a wise decision: when the air strikes began over the Gaza Strip on 14 November, Othman Abdel’Al, like several Gazans, moved his family to

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ISRAEL-OPT: Border communities prepare for the worst

ISRAEL-OPT: Border communities prepare for the worst

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 16, 2012 0

SDEROT/TEL AVIV/GAZA CITY 16 November 2012 (IRIN) - Sderot’s streets are empty, its schools and shops closed.

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SLIDESHOW: The A-9 highway, a lifeline in Sri Lanka

SLIDESHOW: The A-9 highway, a lifeline in Sri Lanka

November 1, 2012 0

KANDY/JAFFNA 01 November 2012 (IRIN) - The A-9 highway in Sri Lanka plays a symbolic role connecting the central and northern parts of the island. The road - which connects the city of

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Analysis: Mindanao’s uncertain road to peace

Analysis: Mindanao’s uncertain road to peace

October 24, 2012 0

COTABATO CITY 24 October 2012 (IRIN) - The recent signing of an interim peace agreement between the Philippine government and the country’s largest Muslim insurgent group is fraught with uncertainty, say analysts. >

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SUDAN: SPLM-N in retaliatory attack on South Kordofan

SUDAN: SPLM-N in retaliatory attack on South Kordofan

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 9, 2012 0

KHARTOUM 09 October 2012 (IRIN) - Mortar shelling in Kadugli, capital of Sudan's South Kordofan State, on 8 October left at least six dead and several injured; the attacks coincided with an ongoing

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PAKISTAN: Water pipeline rupture makes waves

PAKISTAN: Water pipeline rupture makes waves

August 27, 2012 0

KARACHI 27 August 2012 (IRIN) - In early August, as people struggled to survive the humid summer heat, a huge power cut deprived almost half of Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, of electricity for

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Analysis: A tunnel-free future for Gaza?

Analysis: A tunnel-free future for Gaza?

August 23, 2012 0

GAZA CITY 23 August 2012 (IRIN) - This month’s border attack in the Sinai Peninsula, which killed 16 Egyptian soldiers, has bolstered calls to shut down a network of underground tunnels between Egypt

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