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ETHIOPIA-YEMEN: Jemmal Ahmed, “I survived a deadly trip to Yemen"

ETHIOPIA-YEMEN: Jemmal Ahmed, “I survived a deadly trip to Yemen"

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 21, 2012 0

ADDIS ABABA 21 December 2012 (IRIN) - Jemmal Ahmed, 21, was recently deported back to Ethiopia after a nine-month stay in a prison in Yemen for illegally entering the country a few months

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ZIMBABWE: Security forces deployed as historians

ZIMBABWE: Security forces deployed as historians

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

HARARE 19 December 2012 (IRIN) - Security forces are being deployed across Zimbabwe ostensibly to record accounts of the country’s liberation struggle against white-minority rule, but both political parties and independent analysts view

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UGANDA: Aid cuts threaten vital public services

UGANDA: Aid cuts threaten vital public services

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 17, 2012 0

KAMPALA 17 December 2012 (IRIN) - Hundreds of millions of dollars in donor aid have been withheld from Uganda in recent months, threatening post-war rehabilitation in the northern region and key public investments

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In Brief: Putting Congo’s Baka minority on the map

In Brief: Putting Congo’s Baka minority on the map

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 17, 2012 0

BRAZZAVILLE 17 December 2012 (IRIN) - A group of Pygmy women singers from Likouala, in the extreme north of the Republic of Congo, has released a music album, which they and their backer

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Analysis: Premier’s ouster complicates Mali crisis

Analysis: Premier’s ouster complicates Mali crisis

December 12, 2012 0

BAMAKO 12 December 2012 (IRIN) - Mali’s coup-triggered political crisis that has seen half the country seized by Islamist militias deepened with the arrest and resignation this week of interim Prime Minister Cheick

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Briefing: Sri Lanka’s ethnic problem

Briefing: Sri Lanka’s ethnic problem

December 11, 2012 0

COLOMBO 11 December 2012 (IRIN) - Prospects to improve relations between Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese-dominated government and ethnic Tamils remain grim more than three years after the end of a civil war fought along

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SYRIA: Healthcare system crumbling

SYRIA: Healthcare system crumbling

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 11, 2012 0

DAMASCUS 11 December 2012 (IRIN) - The nearly two-year conflict in Syria has taken tens of thousands of lives, destroyed entire neighbourhoods and sent hundreds of thousands of people fleeing. But more quietly,

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WEST AFRICA: Defining piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

WEST AFRICA: Defining piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 10, 2012 0

LONDON 10 December 2012 (IRIN) - In July last year President Boni Yayi of Benin sent a worried letter to the UN secretary-general. His country was being threatened by the activities of pirates,

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SWAZILAND: Preschool as a way of life in rural areas

SWAZILAND: Preschool as a way of life in rural areas

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 29, 2012 0

MBABANE 29 November 2012 (IRIN) - The proliferation of Swaziland’s Neighbourhood Care Points (NCP) has had the effect of popularizing preschool education throughout the country in just over a decade.

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